2 resources are required for this program: 1(ONE) TEXTBOOK&1
(ONE)CDA APPLICATION PACKET
Select the correct book you wish to order, based on your area of specialty (Preschool) or (Infant Toddler).
Textbooks are purchased directly from Teaching Strategies, Inc. The links
below will take you to Teaching Strategies, Inc. website.
The Packet contains all of the information Candidates need to apply for the CDA Assessment. Packets are customized for the type of child care setting:
Preschool Packet is for candidates working in a center-based setting with children 3-5 years old.
Infant/Toddler Packet is for candidates working with children from birth to 36 months of age.
Packets include complete information on the credentialing process, the CDA Competency Standards and all of the forms a Candidate will use, including an application, the Family Questionnaire and the official Comprehensive Scoring Instrument (the Observation Tool) used by the CDA Professional Development Specialist.
Please make sure you choose 1 (one) CDA "2.0" Competency Standards Book in the setting you are working in.
Follow these easy instructions when ordering online at the NCC Bookstore:
Select Your Campus - Northampton Community College
Select Your Program - Main Campus
Select Your Term - Spring, Summer or Fall and the Year
Select your Department - Early Childhood (EARL course code) or Early Childhood non credit (ECEPD course code) please check billing statement for this information please note our course work is credit but run in a non-credit to credit mode. Credits are received at the end of successful completion of the program
Select your Course - 106 or 100 - please check billing statement for this information
Select your Section - this is specific to the course you've enrolled. Please check billing statement for this information
Select the appropriate packet for your area of specialty and add the packet to your shopping cart.