Teachers earn Child Development Associate Credential

Early care and education teachers from Clearfield and Centre Counties are completing 120 hours of coursework offered by Penn State Extension office in Clearfield County. The mission of the CDA National Credentialing Program is to enhance the quality of early care and education for young children by establishing standards which define, evaluate and recognize the competence of early childhood teachers. Graduates of the course are eligible to apply for the CDA examination to become a Child Development Associate. Participants include, from left to right (seated): Jacqueline Amor-Zitzelberger, Penn State Extension educator, Megan Dunlap, Kayla Ickes, Alyssa Myers, and Stephany Johnson; second row: Stef Kennedy, Heather Miller, Robin Wisor, Vanessa Conklin, Brittany McKinney, and Nicole McCracken; back row: Taylor Kephart, Della Bell, and Rhennae Martell. Not shown is Courtney Buchanan.

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