Child Development CDA and Modules Work Experience
Central Texas College (CTC) will award four semester credit hours work experience credit in CDEC 1354 Child Growth and Development and CDEC 1164 Practicum Child Development to the eligible student for the credentials listed below.
What procedure do I follow to have my work experience evaluated?
Credit will be awarded based on CTC institutional guidelines at the time of the evaluation. Students are eligible to request an evaluation upon successful completion of six semester hours of CTC courses with "C" or better grades. Official transcripts from any and all previously attended colleges and universities must be sent directly to CTC. We encourage student to have their official transcripts sent during their initial six semester hours of coursework. Students' copies of transcripts are not acceptable. This requirement can't be eliminated or modified. An original signed certified true copy of the certificate must be submitted with a CTC Evaluation Request form. Emailed or faxed copies of the certificate cannot be accepted.
• Department of Defense (DOD) modules completed in the United States (U.S..) military child care centers. All modules must be completed to receive credit.
• Child Development Associate (CDA) credential issued by the Council for Professional Recognition. The CDA credential must be valid at the time of credit award.
What form do I need to complete?
Click here for a standardized Evaluation Request Form
Where do I mail my evaluation request form and documentation?
Central Texas College
ATTN: C&I Evaluation Department (Bldg119, Rm 217)
P.O. Box 1800
Killeen, TX 76540-1800
How long does this process take?
After receipt of your documents, as listed above, your package is screened for completeness and sent to the appropriate department chair(s) for review. It usually takes 4 - 6 weeks.
What will I receive when my civilian evaluation is finished?
If credit was awarded, you will receive an updated degree plan. Awarded credit will have already been posted to your transcript. If there was no recommendation for award, you will receive a letter indicating the reason(s) why credit was not awarded.