Online High School Child Development Associate (CDA) Part 2 Courses
Our CDA Part 2 courses dig deeper into the essential skills needed for successful work as a CDA. You’ll study curriculum planning, team teaching, working with families, and diversity. Work through professional competency standards while you’re earning your high school diploma and determine if professional credentialing is for you. JMHS gives you the opportunity to work at your own pace and earn a regionally-accredited high school diploma plus a Career Pathways Certificate by logging in to class from virtually anywhere.
Child Development Associate (CDA) Part 2 is available only as part of the High School + Child Care program and is not available for individual purchase. It is part of a 2-semester program that includes CDA Part 1. If you’re ready to make early childhood education your career focus, enroll in our General Diploma + Childcare Career Pathways track today.
Course Name: Child Development Associate (CDA) Part 2
Subject Area: Career
Credits: 1 Unit
Track: Career Pathways
Price: Not Available For Single Purchase
Syllabus: Course Syllabus (PDF)
Book(s): Early Childhood Field Experience: Learning to Teach Well (2nd ed.), Kathryn W. Browne, Ann M. Gordon. Pearson Education, Inc. (2013)
*Students are also required to order the CDA Competency Standards book for the area that they are choosing to seek the CDA credential in (Preschool, Infant-Toddler, or Family-Childcare. This program does not prepare students for Home Visitor). This book should be ordered from the CDA store.
The Child Development Associate (CDA) Vocational Electives provide students with the knowledge needed to start or further their careers in the education field. Each lesson in this two-part online program aligns with the professional child care competency areas required for the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™. Lessons show students how to understand a child’s development process, recognize similarities and differences in young children, handle issues related to child behavior, create a safe and effective classroom environment, and plan age-appropriate learning activities.