Child Development Associates
$99.00 (CDA Course)
A Child Development Associates (C.D.A.) is a Credential awarded by the
COUNCIL OF PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION out of Washington D.C.
This credential is acknowledged and accepted Nationwide
and serves as proof that the person holding the C.D.A. is
an educated, qualified, childcare professional. The C.D.A. is used nationwide
to improve the star quality rating score of a childcare center
and allows the holder to apply for positions that require
a Child Development Associates Degree, open a childcare center and much more.
+ 100% online
+ 8 week course
+ Work at your own pace, anytime day or night.
+ Course can be taken by phone, laptop or desktop.
+ Access to your instructor by email, text and phone.
GRANT IS AVAILABLE NATIONWIDE
(Except Louisiana and New Mexico).
C.D.A. Course Cost:
We MUST use our grant money or we lose it on December 31st at Midnight.
All students who register automatically receive the grant until these funds run out.
Our C.D.A. classes normally cost $795.00 however, at this time, thanks to the
ChildUP grant ALL students that enroll in our program from this state
will only pay $99.00 for the class Plus $25.00 for a textbook.
Students may choose one of the following C.D.A. types:
*INFANT TODDLER C.D.A. (6 weeks old to 2 years old)
*PRESCHOOL C.D.A. (3 years old to after school age)
*FAMILY (IN HOME PROVIDER) C.D.A. (Care for all age groups in your private home)
*18 years or older
* Have a High School Diploma or equivalent - or will graduate by the time of testing.
* Have a minimum of 480 hours (about 12 weeks of full time experience or 24 weeks of part time experience) in a child care setting during their lifetime.
What do I do after I complete the course?
After our program you will need to be observed working in a classroom
with children and then you MUST take your final exam with the C.D.A. Council.
As with all other programs, including college programs,
the fee for this test is not included in your class cost,
however, the great news is that your state may have a grant in place to help pay for this exam.
You can find more information on the ASSESSMENT GRANTS available for you state at the link below.