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


Professional Development Institute

Janet M. Jones, Director, Professional Development Institute

John P. Gorel, Director, Corporate Relations


Office Location: Ward Hall

Keystone College reserves the right to cancel or postpone any program due to insufficient enrollment or unforeseen circumstances. If a program is canceled, registrants will be notified and a refund will be processed. Requests for refunds for withdrawals must be submitted in writing five days prior to the start of the program. Refunds will not be issued for failure to attend a program.

Interested in more workshops? Check out the Keystone College Professional Development Institute's continuing education and personal enrichment course offerings below: