Pre-School Credential Readiness Program

TIPS for Child Care Institute, Inc. provides an integrated course schedule of learning through exploration, personal discovery, and self-reflection. In every class, our instructors emphasize the strategies and processes involved in understanding the course content, and creates a unique opportunity to prepare our students to live intelligent, thoughtful, and fulfilling lives in a rapidly changing society. Please see our current course offerings below. *Pre-School Credential Course includes 120 Clock hours with transcript meeting CDA Criteria.

Offered: On-Site, Hybrid, Online (Please call or email for upcoming dates or to schedule your agency)

 

Pre-School Credential Readiness Program™: 

  • A CDA Help Training In The Bag™ and learning aids

  • 120 Formal Education Online Courses CEUs

  • TOCLASS™ Learning Management System

  • Instructional support from our experienced Instructors. All of the Instructors in this program Meet Educational Requirements as approved by the CDA Council

  • Access 24/7 to TOCLASS™, our online campus, plus immediate membership in the Child Development Associate (CDA) academic group with EduForums™ and EduChats™.

  • Your personalized online student homepage and learning portal

  • Course Integrated Portfolio Support

  • Course Integrated Test Prep

  • ability to retain information to meet projected goals

  • written and verbal communication

  • confidence with interaction

  • CheckPoints™

  • 12 Instructional Enriched Virtual Class Sessions or Hybrid with Live Instructor

  • Child Development Preparation** (Support EHS/HS and NAEYC Centers and CCP Expansion Teachers, Support Staff and Substitutes)

  • Additional resources such as portfolio consultants, Certified Trainers, Early Interventionist, Life Coaches and more**

Articles & Resources
Responsiveness

- Child Development Practices

- Play To Learn

- Family Involvement Strategies

- Coping & Adjustments

- Behavior Intervention Plans

- Multi-Age Group Play

​Language 

​- Articulation 

- Expressiveness

- Oral-Motor Strategies

- Resonance/Voice 

- Pronunciation 

- Communication 

Documentation Support​

- Direct observation documentation

- Collaborate with intervention teams​
- Develop techniques to communicate​
- Assist with program modification​
- Provide resources for adult learners

Milestones and Challenges 

- Assessment & Evaluation

- AD/HD

- Learning Difficulties

- Cognitive Observations

- School Readiness

Development

- Pervasive Developmental 

- Gross and Fine Motor 

- Developmental 
- Coordination & Balance
- Attention & Concentration
- Learning Problems