Program Description: The Online Early Childhood Credential Program offered by ChildCare Education Institute provides 180 hours of professional development for early care providers. The program is broken into 8 Instructional Units. These units focus on the Principles of Child Growth and Development, Safe, Healthy Environments, Social and Emotional Development, Motor, Language, and Cognitive Development, Principles of Assessment, Program Management, Families, and Professionalism.
This credential is designed to give a basic framework of early childhood theory and application of that theory through content based coursework, reading assignments, practical application exercises, essays and classroom observation.
CCEI's Early Childhood Credential is recognized by NAEYC to meet a part of the Alternative Pathways to Achieve Educational Qualifications for the Designated Program Administrator.
Graduates of CCEI's Online Early Childhood Credential (ECC) will have met all training, portfolio, and observation requirements of the national CDA Credential and only need to complete the Council's exam at a PearsonVue testing center to finalize the CDA Credential application process. Settings: Birth through Age Eight, Infant-Toddler, Preschool, & Family Care settings
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