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    Lackawanna CollegeContinuing EducationDirector’s and Child Development Associate Credentials

    Director’s and Child Development Associate Credentials

    The sections of these online credential courses may be taken in any sequence. Students should apply for Rising Stars Tuition Assistance
    which will cover the cost, if approved.

    Email or call (570) 961-7813 to receive a Lackawanna College course registration form and to register on the PDRegistry.

    Infant-Toddler/ Preschool Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential Course

    Part 1: July 30 – Sept. 24, 2020
    Part 2: Oct. 7 – Dec. 9, 2020
    Part 3: Jan. 20 – March 17, 2021

    Register today and complete your CDA training online with a qualified instructor who can assist you every step of the way! Upon successful completion of all three sections, participants will earn nine (9) Lackawanna College credits and receive the formal training required to apply for a CDA- credential verification visit.

    Director's Credential Course

    Part 1: Oct. 1 – Oct. 29, 2020
    Part 2: Nov. 5 – Dec. 10, 2020
    Part 3: Jan. 21 – Feb. 18, 2021

    This three-part accelerated course offers the instruction necessary for directors, or aspiring directors, to prepare to apply for a Pennsylvania Director’s Credential. Covering all of the required material in the Core Knowledge Competencies, participants will experience real-life challenges as a way to build on current skill sets. Interaction with peers will be stressed as an important of building a support system that will be in place even after all coursework is completed. Complete all three parts in just 15 weeks online!