Child Development Associate Credential (CDA)
The Child Development Associate Credential is a nationally recognized credential administered by the National Council for Professional Recognition Programs in Washington D.C. The credential requires the creation of a professional portfolio and is offered to individuals employed in early child care facilities. The College offers instruction, which meets the CDA requirements through the following coursework:
Child Development Associate Credential Courses
ECE 1110 – Introduction to Early Childhood Education
ECE 2115 – Curriculum and Program Planning: Ages 3-8 Years
EDUC 2130 – Child, Family and Community
PSYC 2190 – Child Development I
Coursework for Child Development Associate Credential articulates to the associate and bachelor’s degree in early childhood education.
Information on time frames and fees available upon request.
Credentials for Educators
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