Child Development Associate Program and other Various I-BEST Job training programs

Class Information

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


Contact: Cecilia Pelayo-Martinez

Phone: (503) 491-7333


Class Type(s): ESL, GED, Spanish ABE, 1:1/Tutoring

Days Offered: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Time of Day: Morning, Evening

Level(s): Multi-Level, Advanced, Intermediate, Beginning


Gain the necessary skills to work in entry-level positions for example: (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),;
.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.

Registration: Registration Required

Last updated: January 28, 2021

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