Designed to help organizations build a strong workforce and support individuals continuing their education, CDA with CLASS provides educators with a unique online and high-quality professional education experience. Coursework in CDA with CLASS builds an understanding of early childhood development and connects learning to developmentally appropriate practices. Give your teachers the support they need to complete the required CDA coursework and portfolio requirements – all on their own schedule.
CDA with CLASS connects learning with the proven benefits of quality teacher-child interactions through:
CDA with CLASS offers teachers the choice of learning experience that best meets their preferred style of learning.
Participants of CDA with CLASS will strengthen their professional knowledge and:
“I was very nervous at the start of this course because sometimes online classes can be difficult to navigate or understand. This course was very easy to make my way through and I understood exactly what the expectations were. It was easy to understand. I also learned a lot.”
“Taking the CDA definitely help me grow as a teacher. I have a different view now on what children can go through when they are not able to express themselves. In general, this course has helped me to become a better and stronger parent to my children.”
“Filling my professional portfolio has been such a rewarding experience, having something physically in my hand to look back on and review all my accomplishments makes me incredibly thankful and proud of all my hard work. I believe filling my binder with all of my accomplishments shows my motivation and dedication to early childhood development. I’m sad to say my journey is ending but there are so many more opportunities to expand my knowledge and accomplishments in my career choice. Thank you for following along on my journey to success!”
Teachstone proudly partners with KinderCare to provide professional development to KinderCare teachers. Teachstone delivers the CDA with CLASS online courses and training modules to meet the specific needs of educators working in a variety of childcare and educational settings across the country. KinderCare and Teachstone are working together to ensure these early childhood professionals are equipped with the essential understanding and skills required to positively affect children. KinderCare Education is an experience-based provider of early education and child care with more than 32,000 teachers and staff serving 170,000 families every day.
Teachstone proudly partners with the Council for Professional Recognition to support the early childhood education professionals who use Teachstone’s professional development programs as part of their work in obtaining the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™, a national credential developed by the Council for Professional Recognition. The Council recognizes and credentials professionals who work with children birth to five in all types of early care and education programs – Head Start, pre-k, infant-toddler, family child care, and home visitor programs.
The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) is a non-profit association dedicated to quality continuing education and training programs. IACET is the only standard-setting organization approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for continuing education and training. The IACET standard is what learners seek for quality and is the core of thousands of educational programs worldwide. IACET’s mission is to advance the global workforce by providing a standard framework for quality learning and development through accreditation. IACET’s history includes the development of the original Continuing Education Unit (CEU) and creation and maintenance of the ANSI/IACET Standard for Continuing Education and Training. As a result of its Accredited Provider status, Teachstone is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for programs that qualify under the IACET standard.
Waldorf University is a friendly, private liberal arts school located centrally in beautiful Forest City, Iowa. For more than 100 years, Waldorf has been the cornerstone in the lives of thousands, setting the solid foundation for success among students, their families and the community.