The easy-to-follow format assists students to fulfill the 120 hours of professional development required by The Council for Professional Recognition
Pensacola, FL (PRWEB) September 28, 2011
The Smart Horizons Infant/Toddler programs are designed for those individuals seeking to meet the training requirements for a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential in the Infant/Toddler setting.
A leader in the creation and delivery of innovative online education, Smart Horizons Institute is designated as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Infant/Toddler Care is an important specialization within the field of professional child care. Smart Horizons’ Infant/Toddler Educator Certificate program and Infant/Toddler Educator Advanced Certificate program feature a comprehensive, leading edge instructional design that is divided into six units. The easy-to-follow format assists students to fulfill the 120 hours of professional development required by The Council for Professional Recognition.
Successful completion of the Infant/Toddler Educator Certificate program or the Infant/Toddler Educator Advanced Certificate program will enable students to:
- Identify aspects of a safe and healthy environment that is conducive to learning
- Recall techniques that will promote the advancement of physical and intellectual competence in infants and toddlers
- Identify methods that will support children’s social and emotional development
- Identify attributes of positive guidance and how to incorporate it into your program
- Identify methods that are conducive to the establishment of positive and productive relationships with families
- Identify attributes of a well-run child care program that is responsive to participant’s needs
- Identify aspects of professionalism and methods that contribute to a well-run program
The Infant/Toddler Educator Certificate program consists of 125 hours of instruction and awards 12.5 continuing education units (CEUs). The Infant/Toddler Educator Advanced Certificate program consists of 145 hours of instruction and awards 14.5 CEUs. The Infant/Toddler Educator Advanced Certificate program also features step-by-step guidance and review to assist students in the development of the program’s Professional Resource File.
Cost for the Infant/Toddler Educator Certificate program is $219. Cost for the Infant/Toddler Educator Advanced Certificate program is $699.
About Smart Horizons Institute
Smart Horizons Institute is an online training institution dedicated to providing quality professional development and certification programs. Smart Horizons offers Child Development Associate (CDA), CDA renewal, Director/Staff Credential renewals, and professional development courses to meet annual licensing requirements. Smart Horizons Institute is also recognized by the Florida Department of Children and Families as an approved Birth through Five Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC) training provider. Courses are available in English and in Spanish. As an IACET Authorized Provider, Smart Horizons offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under IACET guidelines. Smart Horizons institute is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education under the provisions of Chapter 1005, Florida Statutes and Chapter 6E, Florida Administrative Code, license number 4498.