CDA Fast Track - San Antonio 1124

Date: Friday, November 08, 2024 7:00 am - Sunday, November 10, 2024 7:00 pm
Duration: 2 Days, 12 Hours

CDA Fast Track 


Drury Inn & Suites San Antonio North Stone Oak

801 North Loop 1604 East

San Antonio, TX  78258

(210) 404-1600


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Course Content & Schedule: 

Friday, November 8th, 2024
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, November 9th, 2024
Class C8:00am-3:00pm (7 Contact Hours/.7 CEUs)
 (arrivals will be staggered, 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, November 10th, 2024

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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