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ELL Child Development Associate (CDA) Training

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Employment

Method of Delivery

Online, e-learning, or distance learning

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Child Development. 190706

Description

This training is a partnership between Opportunity Alliance, Portland Adult Education and the Greater Portland Workforce Initiative.

The CDA Credential is recognized nationally as the quality standard for training of professional early childhood teachers. CDA training helps teachers work effectively with infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and their families in either a center-based or family child care setting.

This six-month training program is co-taught by a Certified CDA Instructor from the CDA Development Center and supported by an instructor from Portland Adult Education. Students will receive 120 hours of CDA instruction as well as support in English language, portfolio development, test-taking skills, and digital skills.

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

20

Hours

160

Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent

School

Portland Adult Education

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Curriculum Competency Based

Yes

Training Location(s)

Portland Adult Education

Local WIB

4 - Coastal Counties Local Area 4

Name of Credential

CDA

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

NA

Refund Policy

NA

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Council of Professional Recognition

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

In-State/District Tuition

$1,500.00

Total In-State Program Cost

$1,500.00

Demand Occupation(s)

25-2011.00Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education
$15.00 per hour
Required Certification: CDA

Provider Status

Approved

Address

14 Locust Street, Portland, Maine 04103

Phone Number

(207) 874-8155

Fax Number

(207) 773-0151

Last Updated

Jan 24, 2022

Created

Jan 21, 2021

Renewal

Jan 24, 2024