Child Development Associate Program

Class Information

Address: MHCC’s Maywood Park Center, 10100 NE Prescott St., Portland. Portland, OR 97233

Website: http://www.mhcc.edu/careerpathways Select Career Pathways with additional support and then page down to Child Development Associate.

Contact: Angelique Kauffman Rodriguez

Phone: (503) 660-1444

Email: angelique.kauffman@mhcc.edu

Description:

Gain the necessary skills to work in entry-level positions (Assistant Teacher) in early childhood care and education programs, Head Start, or other early childhood settings.
Courses provide a stepping stone to other professional development and career steps in the field of early childhood development.
Improve your English
Prepare for the Child Development Associate Credential (CDA), http://www.cdacouncil.org/;
.Ideal for non-native English speakers, immigrants, and refugees.
. 12-month program: January 8 – December 14, 2018
. No cost to students: tuition is paid by a grant from the Oregon Department of Education.
· Part-time training: Two Saturdays per month and ESL classes twice a week in evening.
· Classes include: CDA courses, academic and English language support, and job search assistance.
· Students must obtain 480 hours of experience in a preschool or in-home program by September 2018.
. Sponsored by Child Care Resource and Referral of Multnomah County, Mt. Hood Community College, and WorkSource Gresham.

Last updated: March 20, 2018

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