EARLY CHILDHOOD (CDA)

Child Development Associate Pathway

CDA is a hybrid class meaning on campus and online. Students attend class on Tuesdays then complete online assignments. If needed, computers are available on campus. The CDA Pathway curriculum ensures students are well prepared to complete the CDA requirements.

Classes can be taken in any order except Unit 10 which is taken last. CDA scholarship information and eligibility.

CDA Unit 1 - Providing for Children's Safety

This class provides child care providers with safety concepts for everyday issues including written policies and responsibilities for carrying them out.

Questions? Call 918.227.0331

Location Hours Days Times Tuition Fees & Supplies Total Cost
Campus: Sapulpa Campus Hours: 10 Days: T/Th Times: 6:30p-9:00p Tuition: $30 Fees & Supplies: $28 Total Cost: $58

CDA Unit 2 - Providing for Children's Health

This class teaches child care providers health concepts, written policies, and responsibilities for practicing good health in the early learning environment.

Questions? Call 918.227.0331

Location Hours Days Times Tuition Fees & Supplies Total Cost
Campus: Sapulpa Campus Hours: 10 Days: T/Th Times: 6:30p-9:00p Tuition: $30 Fees & Supplies: $0 Total Cost: $30

CDA Unit 3 - Providing an Environment for Learning

This course will assist child care providers in creating an environment that promotes learning and development in all areas.

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Location Hours Days Times Tuition Fees & Supplies Total Cost
Campus: Sapulpa Campus Hours: 15 Days: T/Th Times: 6:30p-9:00p Tuition: $45 Fees & Supplies: $0 Total Cost: $45

CDA Unit 4 - Child Growth and Development Concepts

This class instructs teaches you how to effectively work with children from birth through age 5, and children of all ages with special needs.

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Location Hours Days Times Tuition Fees & Supplies Total Cost
Campus: Sapulpa Campus Hours: 30 Days: T/Th Times: 6:30p-9:00p Tuition: $90 Fees & Supplies: $0 Total Cost: $90

CDA Unit 5 - Ensuring Developmentally Appropriate Practice

This class is designed to assist child care providers in gaining knowledge and skills to promote physical, language, cognitive, creative, social, and emotional growth in young children.

Questions? Call 918.227.0331

Location Dates Hours Days Times Tuition Fees & Supplies Total Cost
Campus: Sapulpa Campus Dates: 1/10-2/9 Hours: 25 Days: T/Th Times: 6:30p-9:00p Tuition: $75 Fees & Supplies: $0 Total Cost: $75

CDA Unit 6 - Guiding Children

This class gives child care providers the skills and knowledge necessary to guide children in learning self-control and socially acceptable behavior.

Questions? Call 918.227.0331

Location Dates Hours Days Times Tuition Fees & Supplies Total Cost
Campus: Sapulpa Campus Dates: 2/14-3/2 Hours: 15 Days: T/Th Times: 6:30p-9:00p Tuition: $45 Fees & Supplies: $0 Total Cost: $45

CDA Unit 7 - Involving Families and The Community

This class is designed to assist child care providers in gaining skills and knowledge which promote family and community involvement, and partnerships within the early childhood program.

Questions? Call 918.227.0331

Location Dates Hours Days Times Tuition Fees & Supplies Total Cost
Campus: Sapulpa Campus Dates: 3/21-3/30 Hours: 10 Days: T/Th Times: 6:30p-9:00p Tuition: $30 Fees & Supplies: $0 Total Cost: $30

CDA Unit 8 - Program Plans and Recordkeeping

This class is you will learn how to provide developmentally appropriate curriculum plans based on principles of child development.

Questions? Call 918.227.0331

Location Dates Hours Days Times Tuition Fees & Supplies Total Cost
Campus: Sapulpa Campus Dates: 4/4-4/13 Hours: 10 Days: T/Th Times: 6:30p-9:00p Tuition: $30 Fees & Supplies: $0 Total Cost: $30

CDA Unit 9 - Developing as an Early Care Professional

This course is designed to adequately equip child care providers with the skills and knowledge necessary to continually improve their job performance as they progress toward becoming an Early Childhood Professional.

Questions? Call 918.227.0331

Location Dates Hours Days Times Tuition Fees & Supplies Total Cost
Campus: Sapulpa Campus Dates: 4/18-4/27 Hours: 10 Days: T/Th Times: 6:30p-9:00p Tuition: $30 Fees & Supplies: $0 Total Cost: $30

CDA Unit 10 - Putting It All Together CDA or CCP

The final hours to completing the professional portfolio and applying for a National CDA or Certified Childcare Professional (CCP) Credential. Students meet on campus only.

Questions? Call 918.227.0331

Location Dates Hours Days Times Tuition Fees & Supplies Total Cost
Campus: Sapulpa Campus Dates: 12/1-12/20 Hours: 15 Days: T/Th Times: 6:30p-9:00p Tuition: $30 Fees & Supplies: $0 Total Cost: $30
Campus: Sapulpa Campus Dates: 5/2-5/18 Hours: 15 Days: T/Th Times: 6:30p-9:00p Tuition: $45 Fees & Supplies: $0 Total Cost: $45

Understanding Students with Challenging Behaviors

This course provides a functional foundation for working with children with challenging behaviors in early childhood programs. Key components include developmentally appropriate guidance, proactive strategies, preventive and intervention strategies, and adaptations of environment. (This course will best serve Early Child Educators, Preschool through Third grade.)

Questions? Call 918.227.0331

Location Dates Hours Days Times Tuition Fees & Supplies Total Cost
Campus: Sapulpa Campus Dates: 6/27-6/29 Hours: 18 Days: M-W Times: 8:30a-3:30p Tuition: $100 Fees & Supplies: $70 Total Cost: $170