New York State Children's Program Administrator Credential
The Children’s Program Administrator Credential, (CPAC), of New York State is designed for the professional development of early childhood and school-age program administrators. Topics include program development, financial management, leveraging grants, coaching and mentoring staff, engaging with families and much more. The coursework will help you to achieve and maintain excellence in your program.
We know you are busy and we have designed this program to cause as little disruption to your daily routine as possible. You will never have to come to Wisconsin, as these courses are 100% online.
All of the coursework for your courses you will be able to access from your computer. You will also connect with your instructor and other Child Care Administrators during live, online evening classes via web conferencing. Learn from instructors who have experience working in early childhood education. They will help you create the portfolio of work that you will need to earn your official CPAC with the New York Association for the Education of Young Children.
You can do this and we are here to help you!
College Credits Needed for Candidacy to earn the NYS Children’s Program Administrator Credential:
- An Associate's Degree (or 60 credits towards a bachelor's degree)
- 18 credits in child development or related courses (could be part of Associates Degree)
- 18 credits in Children's Program Administration.(Total college credits routinely needed is 78 credits.) These 6 courses will fulfill the 18 credits in Children’s Program Administration.
The following six, 3-credit courses will fulfill your 18 credit requirements in the content specific competency areas for Children’s Program Administration.
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