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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.

Child Development Associate Credential

Credentials for Educators

Keystone College
Sickler Hall
One College Green
La Plume, PA 18440-0200
email: carolyn.crowley@keystone.edu
570-945-8472


Office Hours:
Weekdays, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

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