ERIC Number: ED167283
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Bilingual Bicultural Child Development Associate Training Program: A Competency Based Training Program for Preschool Child Care Givers. Introduction.
Texas A and I Univ., Kingsville.
This introduction to the Texas A & I Bilingual Bicultural Child Development Associate (CDA) Training Program curriculum, a competency based early childhood training program for teachers in bilingual-bicultural preschool education, explains the rationale for the curriculum, describes the curriculum, and provides a brief teacher trainer's guide. The curriculum, contained in six supplementary volumes, was developed for training child care workers teaching Spanish dominant migrant children, age 3 to school entrance age, in South Texas. The need for bilingual-bicultural preschool education for this population is discussed. An overview of the curriculum, consisting of 18 modules organized around the six major CDA competencies, is given. Learning modules are described, and the kinds of skills to be learned by the teacher in each module are outlined. A brief guide explaining how the trainer is to use the curriculum and samples the curriculum and samples of forms to assess the trainee's progress are included. (BH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Texas Migrant Council, Inc., Laredo.
Authoring Institution: Texas A and I Univ., Kingsville.
Identifiers: CDA; Child Development Associate; Texas (South)
Note: For related documents, see PS 010 439-444 ; Best copy available