Certificate of Achievement
Child Development Associate
This program provides the training required to apply for Child Development Associate (CDA) credential; an entry-level nationally recognized credential awarded by The Council for Professional Recognition. The training is based on a core set of competency standards, which guide early childhood professionals in nurturing the emotional, physical, intellectual, and social development of children from birth to 5 years of age. Upon completion of the program, students have met the eligibility requirements for the CDA credential and are ready to apply to the Council for final evaluation and validation. CDA credits can be transferred to the ECE Certificate and/or Associate Degrees.