Academic and Career Readiness Courses that meets the Child Development Associate (CDA), TIPS Early Care International Certificate and National Head Start Association Grant Equivalent (CDA Exempt) Criteria with assignment completion, includes a professional portfolio, and assessment preparation.
TIPS for Child Care Institute, Inc. provides an integrated ECE course schedule of learning through exploration, personal discovery, and self-reflection. In every session, 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.
CDA JumpStart Credential Course includes:
- 120+ Clock hours with transcript meeting CDA Criteria (with assignment completion)
- Portfolio Preparation
- Test Prep
- ECE Foundation in 13 Fuctional Areas meeting most credential criteria
- Approach Base Overview
- CDC Milestone Modules
- DAP Balanced teaching strategistes
- Theorist Overview
- Safety Refresher and Overview
- ECE Code of Ethics
This course option meets weekly for 12 Sessions online with a live instructor it is recommended practitioners place 5 hours a week aside for out of class homework.
Institute Relationship with CDA Council: https://www.cdacouncil.org/storage/documents/Media_Room/TIPS_for_Child_Care_Institute_press_release_-_FINAL.pdf