Child Development Associate

Program Overview

Tri County Tech offers formal training and guidance for students to complete the necessary steps to receive their CDA certification. This 16-week course will train students in child safety and health, designing proper learning environments, child growth and development, involving families and the community, program planning, record keeping, developing as a professional, and putting together a portfolio.

To check out CDA credentials, click here.

“The hands-on training, as well as the book work that was provided while I attended are very very useful in my career as an Early Child Educator now! Tri County is blessed to have instructors that love and care about their students and truly will do anything to see them succeed in their career field.” – Taylor N., Tri County Tech Graduate

★★★★★

48 hours of instructional classwork.
102 hours or training.

Following The Pathway to a National Credential for Child Care Professionals Curriculum will allow you to apply for the Scholars for Excellence in Child Care. The Scholars program awards scholarships to eligible child care professionals to complete coursework in the area of child development or early childhood education, as well as the Child Development Associate (CDA) and Certified Childcare Professional (CCP) Credential Assessment. These scholarships enable child care providers in Oklahoma to improve their skills through education, receive an educational stipend and continue the availability of quality child care in local communities.

Career Opportunities

Childcare Teacher Preschool Teacher Public School Teaching Assistant

Certifications

Child Development Associate (CDA)

Requires an additional 480 hours working with children in specific CDA age group (infant/toddler or preschool) and a $425 application and testing fee.

Prerequisites

First Aid Infant/Child CPR Background Check
Fingerprinting

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Kyle Ppool - Recruitment Specialist

Meet Kyle.

He’s our Business Development Specialist. He’s a master at helping students find their perfect Tri County program. Kyle also works with local businesses in Bartlesville to help students apply to Tri County Tech.

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918.331.3240

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