Louisiana Director Credential

 Louisiana Accepted NAC

Administrator Track for Louisiana Pathways Child Care Career Development  

NICCM' NAC is now accepted to meet the Director Qualification under Louisiana Administrative code 5310. Participants who complete the NAC course according to the specifications below will be accepted by Louisiana Pathways and Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services Child Care Licensing Section. 

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All Louisiana residents are required to receive their course with a minimum of 40 hours in “face-to-face” instruction.  In addition to the 20 hours received from the 5 Sessions A-E of NICCM's NAC Louisiana residents will be required to complete the Session F (25 Contact Hours/2.5 CEU’s) as an Instructor directed project through the “face-to-face” tutoring for the Praxis rather than doing it as a non “face-to-face” instructor directed project.   

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Prior to the event: Collection of Documentation                         5 Hrs Additional

Day 1

12:00pm-5:00pm:        Registration, Orientation & Review of

                                    Documentation                                       5 Hrs Additional

5:00pm-9:00pm:          Session A (Units 1 & 2)

9:00pm-10:00pm:        Tutoring/Praxis Introduction                  1 Hr Additional

Day 2

8:00am-12:00pm:        Session B (Units 3 & 4)

1:00pm-5:00pm:          Session C (Units 5 & 6)

5:00pm-9:00pm:          Tutoring/Praxis Introduction                  4 Hrs Additional

Day 3

8:00am-12:00pm:        Session B (Units 3 & 4)

1:00pm-5:00pm:          Session E (Units 9 & 10)

5:00pm-10:00pm:        Tutoring/Guided Praxis Lab                  5 Hrs Additional

Day 4

8:00am-12:00pm:        Tutoring/Guided Praxis Lab                  5 Hrs Additional

Total 25 Additional “Face to Face” Hours Required 



Registration Fees:   Entire Conference
Early Registration (30 Days in Advance)   $409.00
Regular Registration (7-29 Days in Advance)   $459.00
Late Registration (Within 7 Days of the Event)   $509.00
Tutoring   $150.00

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