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CDA Fast Track - Orlando 323

Date: Friday, March 31, 2023 7:00 am - Sunday, April 02, 2023 3:00 pm

CDA Fast Track 


Hilton Garden Inn - Lake Buena Vista 

11400 Marabella Palm Court

Orlando, FL  32836

(407) 239- 9550


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Course Content & Schedule: 


Friday, March 31st, 2023
Arrival and Check-In: 6:45am -7:00am (students must arrive and check-in 15 minutes before class)

Class A: 7:00am -12:00pm  (5 Contact Hours/.5 CEUs)
         Introduction:   Overview of the Course   

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

Class B: 12:30pm- 5:30pm  (5 Contact Hours/.5 CEUs)
Unit 3:    Competency Statement 3:  Supporting children’s social and emotional development
      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, April 1st, 2023
Class C8:00am-3:00pm (7 Contact Hours/.7 CEUs)
 (arrivals will be staggard, students will be scheduled in as early as 8:00am)
Class D: 4:00pm - 7:00pm (3 Contact Hours/.3 CEUs) 
(dissmissal will be staggered, students will be dismissed throughout the evening)
C & D Class Content
      Directed Portfolio Lab:   The Directed Portfolio Lab allows for individual consultation & one-on-one time with the    
       instructor.  Participants will work on their portfolio and meet with the instructor to discuss their statements and the
       documentation within their professional portfolio.
The Professional Philosophy Statement
Individual Consultations - allows one on one with instructors
 Sunday, April 2nd, 2023

Class E: 8:00am-3:00pm (7 Contact Hours/.7 CEUs)

Class F: 4:00pm-7:00pm (3 Contact Hours/.3 CEUs)


E & F Class Content     
       Unit 7: CDA Practice Exam  
       Unit 8: Instructions on completing the process

                          Understanding the verification visit

                          The application process

                          Choosing your PD Specialist

                          Finding a Pearson Vue testing site 


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