NICCM now offers 2 courses that meet requirements for Director Credential Requirements in Oklahoma. The National Administrator Credential (NAC) course offered by NICCM has been approved by the Oklahoma Registry as meeting the "Administration" requirement by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Child Care Services Division in OAC 340 Appendix EE and 340:110-3-7-1(b)(1). In addition the CDA earned after completing the NICCM's CDA Fast Track Course also complies with the additional "Early Childhood Education" section of director credential requirements by this same rule OAC 340 Appendix EE and 340:110-3-7-1(b)(1)(footnote 10).
Both NICCM's National Administrator Credential and NICCM's CDA Fast Track Couse can be completed through a live 3 day events or through the distance learning program on DVD.
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The NAC course offered by NICCM has been approved by the Oklahoma Registry as meeting the requirement by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Child Care Services Division in OAC 340 Appendix EE for the Bronze Level "Administration" section to comply with the director qualifications required by rule 340:110-3-7-1(b)(1).
NICCM's National Administrator Credential can be completed through a live 2 and a half day event or through the distance learning program on DVD .
National Institute of Child Care Management will be available to you by e-mail, or phone to answer your questions and guide you through the credential process. Participants will receive the prestigious "National Administrator Credential" (NAC) upon completion of the Conference, the Praxis and the Examination.
NICCM is the only Director Credentialing organization to offer a distance learning program on DVD. Participants who are unable to attend a live conference can now receive the same quality training that participants at one of our live conferences receive. The Distance learning program includes a video recording of the conference on DVD, 350 page manual and a final exam and praxis. Each participant has up to 6 months to complete the course once they are registered.
The NAC Course is divided into 5 Sessions each containing 2 distinct units of study. Each session is approximately 4 hours long. Participants can sign up for individual sessions or complete all 5 sessions and the Test/Praxis to earn their Director Credential. (45 contact hours/45 CEU's)
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The CDA earned after the CDA Fast Track course offered by NICCM meets the requirement by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Child Care Services Division in OAC 340 Appendix EE for the Bronze Level "Early Childhood Education" section to comply with the director qualifications required by rule 340:110-3-7-1(b)(1).
We know how easy it is to get so wrapped up in doing your job – that days, weeks, months and even years go by before you even realize it. Now – like never before – it is vitally important to plan for your career, your life, AND your future. At NICCM and HandPrint, we are committed to helping you achieve your goals and dreams AND we have developed a FAST TRACK method to help you do this.
The Child Development Associate (CDA) is a nationally accepted early childhood credential awarded by the Council for Professional Recognition. The CDA Fast Track course helps participants understand and meet the requirements of the Child Development Associate (CDA).
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Oklahoma Child Care Licensing Rules:
(b) Director. (1) Position specific qualifications. The director:
(A) is at least 21 year of age;
(B) has satisfactory work experience;
(C) has a current bronze or higher level certificate per OAC 340 Appendix EE – Oklahoma Director’s Credential;
(D) is not a director or master teacher at another program that operates concurrently at any given time; and
E) has a good understanding of the requirements and program policies.
Appendix EE. OKLAHOMA DIRECTOR’S CREDENTIAL
Early Childhood Education
High School Diploma or GED
6 EDE/CD/SA credit hours(4)
–or- CDA /CCP(10)
Oklahoma Competency Certificate in ECE(13)
3 admin/mgt credit hours(4)
Approved Admin Credential (14)
40 admin/mgt clock hours(15)
10. Current Child Development Associate (CDA) or Certified Childcare Professional (CCP) Credential
14. Approved administration/management credential, such as the National Administrator Credential (NAC)
15. Training approved through the Oklahoma Professional Development Registry, with at least 10-clock hours in any three management core knowledge areas: Educational Programming & Family Support; Personnel & Professional Self-Awareness; Staff Management & Human Relations; Leadership & Advocacy; Program Operation & Facilities Management; Legal Management; or Fiscal Management.
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