The Lastinger Center is a proud partner of the Louisiana Department of Education in offering high-quality course pathways for Lead Teachers in Type III Centers to earn their Early Childhood Ancillary Certificate.

Practitioners can earn their Child Development Associate (CDA) in as little as 10 months by taking Early Learning Louisiana courses - 100% online and aligned with Louisiana’s early childhood standards and competencies. Practitioners also have the opportunity to connect with other educators through Communities of Practice and receive individualized instructor and technical support.


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