National credential program names first online training partner
The new partnership is intended to support high quality preschool education by strengthening teachers’ pathways to the professional CDA credential. “Quality matters in early childhood education. That is now an accepted fact, having been demonstrated by aggregated research over the past 20 years. This partnership is a step in enhancing the professionalism of early educators who play a critical role in the education of young children all across the country,” said Ms. Rogg.
Early educators in many states are required to have an entry-level credential to work as licensed professionals in the classroom with children ages birth to five. The path to the CDA credential includes a 120-hour curriculum, provided online by ProSolutions Training, which is being revised to correlate with the Council’s new credentialing process starting
“Targeted online training for the early care and education community is a relatively new idea, but the research-based curriculum of ProSolutions Training is backed up by more than 20 years of experience in providing professional development to the early childhood and social services fields through our parent company, Care Solutions, Inc.,” said Ms. Rogg. ProSolutions Training’s CDA Course curriculum includes 120 course hours in eight subject areas and is available for
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