ERIC Number: ED174350
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Forest Park Pilot Project. Child Development Associate Training Project Final Documentation Report.
Saint Louis Community Coll. at Forest Park, MO.
The planning and implementation of a pilot CDA training project is described in this final report to the Office of Child Development by the Human Services Department, Social Science Division of the St. Louis Community College at Forest Park. Staff training, selection of candidates and curriculum development are emphasized early in the report. The second section describes components of the training program, such as the development of instructional modules for competency-based teacher education, response to the needs of individual students, provision of field experience and student assessment. A report of program evaluation efforts is given and program statistics on candidates and costs are reported. Suggestions are made for future trainers. Forms and letters related to the training project are appended, along with a proposal for incorporating the CDA Program as a regular program of the college. (RH)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Child Caregivers, Community Colleges, Community Relations, Competency Based Teacher Education, Cooperative Programs, Curriculum Development, Early Childhood Education, Federal Programs, Learning Modules, Pilot Projects, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Teachers, Program Costs, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Recruitment, Training
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Office of Human Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Saint Louis Community Coll. at Forest Park, MO.
Identifiers: CDA; Child Development Associate
Note: The appendix to this document is not available due to marginal legibility of original document