Career & Technical Education CDA-Ready
Certificate Documentation Infant/Toddler
(Developed from The Child Development Associate: Assessment System and Competency Standards
Infant/Toddler Caregivers in Center-based Programs, Second Edition, ©2006, www.cdacouncil.org ).
School: Instructor: ___________________________________________________________
Instructor Contact Information Phone:
Enrolled in approved Child Care Program, CIP 19.0708, or FCS Child Development course
Able to speak, read and write well enough to fulfill CDA
Completed 120 clock hours of formal education
Completed 480 Hours working with children
Signed Ethical Code of Conduct Statement
Professional Resource File
Statements of Competence – Goal I
Statements of Competence – Goal II
Statements of Competence – Goal III
Statements of Competence – Goal IV
Statements of Competence – Goal V
Statements of Competence – Goal VI
Competency Goal I
1. Provide a summary of the legal requirements in your state regarding child abuse and neglect (including contact information for the appropriate agency) and also your program’s policy regarding your responsibility to report child abuse and neglect.
2. Include the current certificate of completion of a certified pediatric first-aid training course (includes treatment for blocked airway and provides rescue breathing for infants and young children).
Certification must have been within the past three years.
3. Use the Internet, public library or your program’s professional library to obtain the name and contact information for an agency that supplies information on nutrition for