CDA Fast Track - Houston (Galleria) 314

Date: Friday, October 17, 2014 8:00 am - Sunday, October 19, 2014 9:00 am
Duration: 2 Days, 1 Hour

CDA Fast Track 2.0

Location: 

Hilton Garden Inn Houston Galleria Area
3201 Sage Rd.
Houston, TX  77056
(713) 212-1504 (Talk to Brittany for Group Rate)

   

Course Content and Schedule

 

 

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Class A: 8:00am -12:00pm  (4 Contact Hours/.4 CEUs)
 

Introduction:  CDA and the NICCM 3-Day CDA Fast Track          

                        Documenting Professional Education - 8 CDA Subject Areas

 

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

  

Unit 3:             Competency Statement 3:  Supporting children’s social and emotional development


Class B: 12:30pm- 4:30pm  (4 Contact Hours/.4 CEUs)
 

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

 
Saturday, October 18th, 2014
 
Class C:12:30pm-5:30pm  (14 Hours/1.4 CEU's will be awarded for sessions C, E & G upon completion of the course)
 

 Directed Portfolio Lab:  The Directed Portfolio Lab allows for individual consultation & one-on-one time with

 the presenter.  Participants will work on their portfolio and meet with the presenter to discuss their statements and

 the documentation within their professional portfolio.


Class D: 5:30pm - 9:30pm (4 Contact Hours/.4 CEUs)
 

 Unit 7:            The professional philosophy statement

                        Understanding educational philosophies

                        Writing the professional philosophy statement

                        Continued individual consultations 

 
Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Class E: 12:30pm-5:30pm
 (14 Hours/1.4 CEU's will be awarded for sessions C, E & G upon completion of the course)
 

 Directed Portfolio Lab:   The Directed Portfolio Lab allows for individual consultation & one-on-one time with

 the presenter.  Participants will work on their portfolio and meet with the presenter to discuss their statements and

 the documentation within their professional portfolio.

 

Class F: 5:30pm-9:30pm (4 Contact Hours/.4 CEUs)

Unit 8:              CDA practice exam

                             Instructions on completing the process

                             Understanding the verification visit

                             Choosing your PD Specialist

                             The application process

     Finding a Pearson Vue testing site 

 
Monday, June 30th, 2014

Class G: 8:00am-12:00pm (Optional)
(14 Hours/1.4 CEU's will be awarded for sessions C, E & G upon completion of the course)
 
Directed Portfolio Lab:  The Directed Portfolio Lab allows for individual consultation & one-on-one time with the
presenter.  Participants will work on their portfolio and meet with the presenter to discuss their statements and the
 documentation within their professional portfolio.  Class G will be provided on an “if needed” basis in the event
 participants need additional time to complete their “Professional Portfolio”
 

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