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CDA Course Webinars

Learn how to navigate and prepare for the CDA Credential™, including your professional development, Professional Portfolio, and more! Build CDA knowledge and community, and stay on track in your CDA work.

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2016-17 webinars

CDA Get Ready to Finish

June 29, 2017 at 1:30 – 2:00 EDT

The CDA process requires professionals to be well prepared, organized, and ready for all the steps involved in earning a CDA Credential™. Your next action: Finish the CDA process! It may seem like a long journey to get to this point, but you are close to the end!

This is the final BKC CDA Course webinar in a series. Sign up now!

Past webinars & recordings

CDA Get Started

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September 29 at 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM EDT

Better Kid Care’s online CDA Course helps you earn your required professional education hours, as well as learn how to move forward in the CDA process – it’s all mapped out for you!

Plan a safe, healthy learning environment

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October 27, 2016 at 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM EDT

The CDA process requires professionals to understand children’s safety, health, and learning environments. To learn, children must feel and know they are safe. They must be in environments that promote health and wellness, both physically and mentally. Children need professionals who understand the importance of quality early learning environments that support their overall healthy development.

Advance physical and intellectual competence

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November 30, 2016 at 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM EDT

The CDA process requires professionals to understand children’s learning and growth. Children's physical and intellectual growth requires an understanding of development and instructional practices that intentionally support the whole child. This includes large and small motor development and early brain development. Children's physical and intellectual development intertwine.

Support children's social and emotional development

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 December 21, 2016 at 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM EST

The CDA process requires professionals to understand children’s social and emotional development. Healthy social and emotional development is a key factor for school readiness and long-term success for children. When early educators focus on the whole child, they support each individual child’s social and emotional well-being.

CDA Q & A

January 26, 2017, at 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

Do you have questions about:

  • the CDA Course?
  • the CDA Process?

We want to help! Join our CDA community for a 30-minute live Q & A session!  Even if you don't have questions, you might find some answers! This was the fifth BKC CDA Course webinar in a series.

CDA Course Mini-Demo and Q&A!

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February 23, 2017 at 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM EST

  • See how the BKC CDA Course works! 
  • Get answers to your CDA questions! 

Better Kid Care wants to help. Join our CDA community for a 30-minute live CDA Course demo and Q & A session. You might find answers to questions you didn’t even know you had!  This is the sixth BKC CDA Course webinar in a series.

CDA Q & A, and Professional Portfolio - Part 1

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March 23, 2017, at 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM EDT

Join our BKC CDA community for a 30-minute live CDA web-chat and Q & A session. Even if you don't have questions, you might find some answers!

  • Ask your CDA Questions – You can ask questions during the live web-chat or include your questions in the webinar registration (questions/comments section). 
  • Explore the CDA Professional Portfolio – This session will cover the Resource Collection (RC) part of the Professional Portfolio using the BKC Professional Portfolio How-to Guide.

CDA Q&A and Professional Portfolio – Part 2!

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April 27, 2017, at 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM EDT

Join our BKC CDA community for a 30-minute live CDA web-chat and Q & A session. Even if you don't have questions, you might find some answers!

  • Ask your CDA Questions – You can ask questions during the live web-chat or include your questions in the webinar registration (questions/comments section).
  • Explore the CDA Professional Portfolio – This session will cover the Reflective Competency Statements (CS) part of the CDA Professional Portfolio using the BKC Professional Portfolio How-to Guide.

CDA Q&A and Professional Philosophy Statement

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May 25, 2017, at 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM EDT

Join our BKC CDA community for a 30-minute live CDA web-chat and Q & A session. Even if you don't have questions, you might find some answers!

  • Ask your CDA Questions – You can ask questions during the live web-chat or include your questions in the webinar registration (questions/comments section).
  • Learn how to write a great Professional Philosophy Statement! This session will cover the Professional Philosophy statement which is part of the CDA Professional Portfolio.