CLI has expanded its online courses to provide early childhood teachers the training hours needed to apply for the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™ for Center-Based Programs, Preschool Endorsement. This training program provides a new professional development opportunity and career pathway for early childhood teachers. In this training program, teachers will receive all 120 hours of high-quality professional development in the 13 CDA Functional Areas, as well as support to complete the required CDA competency statements and professional portfolio. Teachers will complete 80 hours of eCIRCLE online professional development courses used for over 10 years by preschool teachers. These areas include foundations for responsive instruction, school-wide improvement, early language and literacy instruction, and STEM instruction. They will also complete an addition 40 hours in the areas of guidance, health, safety, families, physical development, creative arts, and professionalism.
TO ACCESS THE PROGRAM: