Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Grant: Professional Training for Early Education Practitioners

Project Director: Cyndi Syskowski

For more information contact Cyndi Syskowski by email or call 412.369.4143 


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 PA Department of Public Welfare

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 7/1/2013 – 6/30/2014


















 CCAC–North Campus & various sites


Through the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL)/SW Key grant, CCAC’s Early Education and Child Development (ECD) program offers tuition-free credit courses for currently employed early childhood practitioners, education paraprofessionals and program directors that lead to 3 PA state certifications, Child Development Associate (CDA) certification renewal or advancement on the PA Early Childhood Career Lattice.  Two of these are CCAC diplomas and each of the courses is part of the ECD AS degree or certificate.