A competency based program modeled after the Child Development Associate (CDA) that provides individuals working in school-age programs the opportunity to examine their work in relation to the Pennsylvania School-Age Competency Standards. Participants completing this credential may be eligible for the Education and Retention Award. Six college credits through Montgomery County Community College to students completing credential and matriculating in the Education in the Early Years program.
Classes run every Thursday except on major holidays. Coaching will be provided to help meet credential requirements. Cost includes three books.
Content will support meeting Keystone STARS Standard: SQ.3.4.2, 3.4.4, 3.4.5, 3.4.8, 3.4.9.