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CDA Fast Track -Houston 822

Date: Friday, August 19, 2022 8:00 am - Sunday, August 21, 2022 4:00 pm

CDA Fast Track 


Hampton Inn & Suites- Houston/Passadena

4741 East Sam Houston Parkway South

Passadena, TX  77505

(281) 998-3300


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Course Content & Schedule: 


Friday, August 19th, 2022
Arrival and Check-In: 7:00am -7:15am (students must arrive and check-in 45 min before class)

Class A: 8:00am -12:00pm  (4 Contact Hours/.4 CEUs)
         Introduction:   CDA and the NICCM 3-Day CDA Fast Track   

Unit 1:              Keys to Writing Statements

                       Competency Statement 1:   Planning a safe and healthy learning environment

Unit 2:              Competency Statement 2:   Advancing children’s physical and intellectual development

Unit 3:              Competency Statement 3:   Supporting children’s social and emotional development

Class B: 12:30pm- 5:30pm  (5 Contact Hours/.5 CEUs)
         Unit 4:                Competency Statement 4: Establishing positive and productive relationships with families

Unit 5:              Competency Statement 5:  Ensuring a well-run purposeful program

Unit 6:                Competency Statement 6:  Maintaining a commitment to professionalism

Documenting Professional Education - 8 CDA Subject Areas

Saturday, August 20th, 2022
Class C:12:00pm-4:30pm  (arrivals will be staggard, students will be scheduled in as early as 8:00am)
(13 Hours/1.3 CEUs will be awarded for sessions C & E upon completion of the course)
      Directed Portfolio Lab:   The Directed Portfolio Lab allows for individual consultation & one-on-one time with the    
       presenter.  Participants will work on their portfolio and meet with the presenter to discuss their statements and the
       documentation within their professional portfolio.

Class D: 5:30pm - 9:30pm (dissmissal will be staggard, students will be dismissed throughout the evening)
(4 Contact Hours/.4 CEUs)
         Unit 7:      The Professional Philosophy Statement

                    Individual consultations

       CDA practice Exam 

Sunday, Augus 21st, 2022

Class E: 12:00pm-4:30pm (13 Hours/1.3 CEU's will be awarded for sessions C & E  upon completion of the course)

                          Understanding the verification visit

                          The application process

                          Choosing your PD Specialist

                          Finding a Pearson Vue testing site 

Class F: 5:30pm-9:30pm (4 Contact Hours/.4 CEUs)
      Unit 8:     Instructions on completing the process




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