Wednesday, December 11, 2019 from 6:15 PM to 9:15 PM EST
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Bethel Preschool & Daycare
Bethel Assembly of God Church
1312 Holly Pike
Carlisle, PA 17013

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Rose Snyder
Pennsylvania Association for the Education of Young Children
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PennAEYC CDA Class (Carlisle PA)

PennAEYC CDA Credential Instruction Course. This course offers 120 hours of classroom instruction to prepare the student seeking** the CDA Credential offered from the National Council for Professional Recognition. Classes are scheduled Wednesday evening 6:15-9:15 pm and 1 Saturday/month Dec 4, 2019 thru June 24, 2020.

Classes will meet the following times:                                         Wednesday evenings from 6:15-9:15 pm starting Dec 4 through June 24 (no class on 12/25 and 01/01) and one Saturday a month from Jan. to June, typically the second weekend of each month except April (because of Easter). Saturday dates will be Jan 11, Feb 8, Mar 14, Apr 18, May 9 & Jun 13. Additional details about class meeting will be provided on the first night of class.

Class Fees: Cost of the 120 clock hr. class is $250.00* due by Dec 4th                Checks are payable to: PennAEYC                                                                     Mail checks to: PennAEYC                                                                                                          Attn: Rose Snyder                                                                                              415 Market Street, Suite 206                                                                              Harrisburg PA 17101

*This course is non-refundable. Refunds will not be give for no-show or cancelations.

Instructor Karen Rucker offers students her expertise and experience on the journey through the 120 clock hours of classroom instruction, portfolio development, application and follow up support in the preparation for a verification visit by the Council for Professional Recognition.

**It is important to note this this class does not award the CDA or college credits, it provides the necessary classroom instruction and prepares the student for the verification visit by the CDA council.

Program Overview:                                                                                     The CDA Credential program includes 120 clock hours of classroom instruction to prepare the student seeking** the CDA in eight key knowledge areas of early care and education. The key areas are defined by the CDA Council for ages infants through preschool; including:

1)      planning a safe, healthy learning environment

2)      advancing children’s physical and intellectual development

3)      supporting children’s social and emotional development

4)      building productive relationships with families

5)       managing an effective program

6)       maintaining a commitment to professionalism

7)       observing and recording children’s behavior; and

8)       understanding the principles of child development and learning.

Coursework includes a foundation in child development theory and practical application of developmentally-appropriate practices.