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CDA Credential Training Course

What is a CDA Credential?
The 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 of career advancement in Early Childhood Education. The Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™ is based on a core set of competency standards, which guide early care professionals as they work toward becoming qualified teachers of young children. The Council works to ensure that the nationally-transferable CDA is a credible and valid credential, recognized by the profession as a vital part of professional development.

In order to qualify for a CDA Credential, the Candidate must have the following:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma/ GED or be currently enrolled in a high school career / technical program; and 

  • 480 hours of experience - the candidate must have obtained 480 hours of experience working with young children in the appropriate setting in the last three years.​

What will you learn in our CDA Training course?
Our program will train and mentor you through the CDA process. We will prepare you for the CDA Exam, assist you with your Professional Portfolio and make sure you are ready. To better support your CDA journey, our training course is broken down into the six Competency Standards. Our training program teaches each CDA functional area to help you refresh your knowledge and/or discover new teaching methods.

The program consists of Orientation, Units 1-6, Professional Portfolio and CDA Exam Prep. Our course prepares you for the CDA Exam, this course requires a textbook. 

Private CDa group Training

Host a private CDA Group Training for your staff!

Online Class



CDA Credential Training Course

Online Course Grants You Instant Access 24/7 and you can start now. Control Your Timeframe! There is no time limit for the CDA Online course.


Technology Interactive Learning
24/7 access to your course and view the interactive Scorm presentation, videos and have web chats with your Instructor.  This system is mobile friendly and you can use any mobile device android or apple, desktop or laptop.

Registration Information

The fastest and easiest way to register for the Online Director Credential course is to click the BOOK NOW button. If you need assistance call us at 713-661-3133.

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CDA Credential Training Course

During the Live Stream training course, you will be able to experience a live transmission of the course while the instructor is teaching. 

You will be able to log-in and interact with the class, ask questions and be apart of the learning experience. All live-streaming classes are still on the training calendar with specific times and dates. 

To live-stream with us, you will need reliable internet, any mobile device, desktop, tablet or pad. 

Registration Information

The fastest and easiest way to register for the next Live Streaming CDA Training course is to click the BOOK NOW button. Pay a deposit of $100.00 to reserve your registration. The remaining balance will be due on the first day of class. If you need assistance call us at 713-661-3133.