Early Childhood Education

Child Development Assoicate (CDA)
Course Title and Topics Earning
ECE 2010 *Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment
Topics related to CDA functional areas of safe, healthy, and learning environments (Competency Goal I)
3 credit hours
45 clock hours
ECE 2015 *Early Childhood Curriculum
Topics related to CDA functional areas of physical, cognitive, communication, creative, self, social, and guidance (Competency Goals II & III)
3 credit hours
45 clock hours
ECE 2040 *Family Dynamics and Community Involvement
Topics related to CDA functional areas of families, program management, and professionalism (Competency Goals IV, V & VI)
3 credit hours
45 clock hours
ECE 2130 *Clinical Practicum I
On-the-job experiences related to CDA functional areas of safe, healthy, and learning environments (Competency Goal I)
2 credit hours
60 clock hours

*CDA preparation courses participants will have 11 credit hours toward an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Early Childhood Education from an accredited TBR institution.

For more information, please visit Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance (TECTA) site or contact Elizabeth Wilson, TECTA Program Director at 901-333-5541.