Economic Security Corporation of Southwest Area

Apprenticeship Program - Child Development Specialist

Our Head Start/Early Head Start programs offer a Certified Child Development Specialist Apprenticeship program through the Missouri Department of Labor.  Employees and anyone from the community may apply.  Once completed, the Apprentice has obtained a Child Development Associate credential (CDA) and has completed a total of 4000 hours of education and work experience.  For those not employed at our agency, the fee is $1500 which includes the CDA textbook and examination fee.  

For more information contact: 

Charity Oakes

Email:  coakes@escswa.org

Phone: 417-627-2007Missouri Labor

 

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