ACDS NEEDS INSTRUCTORS.

ACDS Regional Coordinator Position Needed.

We now have a Facebook page, join us and share with your friends.

FB Icon

ACDS Class Schedule Jan to Jun 2014

The West Virginia registered Apprenticeship for Child Development Specialist (ACDS) program is based on a professional partnership between child care providers and their employers.

It is a teaching program where apprentices "learn by doing." A blending of classroom work and on-the-job training provides professional growth for providers. It also enhances the quality of care that their employers offer to the community.

The registered Apprenticeship for Child Development Specialist program promotes:

  • Highly skilled, confident early childhood employees
  • Quality early childhood environments
  • Informed, supportive early childhood professionals

The program's participants include:

  • Child Care Providers
  • Head Start
  • In-Home Providers
  • Preschool Employees
  • Public School
  • Youth Apprentices
  • Home Visitors