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LOUISIANA ANCILLARY CERTIFICATE

CONNECTING TO CREATE CAREERS

All lead teachers working in publicly funded early learning centers in Louisiana must hold an early childhood ancillary certificate. The Frog Street Louisiana Early Childhood Ancillary Certificate Program offers teachers a pathway to earn this Certificate and the Child Development Associate® (CDA), a widely recognized credential and key stepping stone to career advancement.

PROGRAM DETAILS

Overview

This flexible program offers the required online coursework for the CDA exam, as well as practice experiences, coaching, mentoring, and CLASS™ observations. Scholarships for the entire program are available through Louisiana Pathways. Begin the application process today and take the next step toward enhancing your teaching career!

THE FROG STREET EARLY CHILDHOOD ANCILLARY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM OFFERS:

  • 120 hours of online, instructor-led CDA coursework
  • Competency-based practice experiences
  • Meaningful classroom interactions
  • 18 hours of face-to-face CLASS professional development
  • On-site observations combined with coaching support
  • 12-16 hours of on-site student mentoring
  • Portfolio completion and family questionnaires
  • CDA Council observation and exam preparation
  • Support in applying to LA Pathways

SPEAK TO A CDA CONSULTANT

Contact our Professional Development team to learn more about the Louisiana Certificate program.