Child Development Associate (CDA) Certificate Program

Child Development Associate (CDA) Certificate Program

Earn CDA in 12 weeks ~ March 24 to June 23, 2018!

Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™ is the most widely recognized credential in Early Childhood Education (ECE) and is a key stepping stone on the path to career advancement in ECE. CDA is a National Credentialing Program that focuses on the skills of early care and educating professionals who work with young children. CDA meets the requirements of childcare staff, home visitors, and family child care providers.

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Class Schedule

  • Saturdays, March 24th to June 23rd – 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Hybrid Classes – Every other class face-to-face at 300 King Street and alternate classes online (Students without internet access provided opportunities to access online classes)
  • Internships opportunities available
  • CDA Credential Class (Cost $490 - $250 due by March 21, 2018)

  • $400 for CDA Credential class
  • $50 for required CPR/First Aid/AED Training
  • $40 for Books and Materials
  • CDA Credential Renewal Option (Cost $300 - $150 due by March 21, 2018)

  • Class starts March 24, 2018
  • 45 hours of class
  • Total cost $300
  • CDA Certificate

    CDA CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IS OFFERED THROUGH YWCA TRI-COUNTY AREA IN PARTNERSHIP WITH DICKERSON ASSOCIATES AND EDUCATION SERVICES