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FCCPC - Florida Child Care Professional Credential (Formally known as CDA-E)

Available start dates for the program:  See Academic Calendar

Program language: English or Spanish

Available Schedules: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 7:00PM-10:00PM or Saturday from 7:00AM-7:30PM

 The Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC) Program 

Designed for the child care worker who has completed the Introductory Child Care Training requirement, the Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC) Program is designed to provide further training in the early care and education competencies, knowledge, skills and techniques required to become a competent care giver. 

Birth through Five FCCPC students are required to submit written proof of 480 clock hours working with children in an early childhood childcare setting in the last five (5) years prior to issuance of a completion certificate. A minimum of 80 clock hours within the 480 clock hours requirement must be completed while attending the FCCPC Training Program. 

This program is offered exclusively in English or in Spanish. 

Program Objective 

1. Name the theories of childhood development as well as the factors that influence child development. 

2. Explain the administrative functions required for the management and operation of childcare centers 

3. Produce lesson plan to promote the development of children in all the developmental domains and select the instructional strategies and materials developmentally appropriate. 

4. Select proper tools to direct observations and assessments of child development 

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