The Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) is a nationally recognized entry-level credential in the field of Early Childhood Education. It is issued by the Council for Professional Recognition. Our free online course is designed for any professional early child care educator considering applying for the CDA Credential. This 6-week course will answer the most frequently asked questions, clarify the somewhat confusing language used to describe the CDA credentialing process, and address eligibility requirements and questions about applying, demonstrating proficiency, and earning the CDA Credential. Participants will gain a solid sense of the full credentialing process with this straightforward and informative course.
The certificate of 15 training hours obtained upon completion of this course can be used toward the 120 training clock hours needed to achieve the CDA Credential.
Training Categories for this 15 Hour Course:
Training Level: Basic
Target Age Group: All
Training Hours: 15
DHR: QCCL; CCPF; AM
CDA: 2; 4; 6; 8
CKA: LEE; ICFC; PPD
CCDF: 13; 20
This course was developed by Lisa Nunn, Alabama Public Television’s Early Childhood Online Training Coordinator. Lisa is a Professional Development Specialist for the CDA Council of Professional Recognition. This course will be facilitated by LaGracia Gibbs, Alabama Public Television’s Early Childhood Online Training Specialist. LaGracia is also a Professional Development Specialist for the CDA Council of Professional Recognition.
Space is limited to the first 25 people that register. This course can only be completed once.