About The Child Development Associate (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 ECE. 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.
About the 2018-2019 CDA offered through EPS and Urban College
The CDA through Urban College includes two college courses:
- ECE119 Introduction to CDA, Saturdays, 9:00am-1:00pm, September 15, 2018 – December 15, 2018
- ECE120 Professional CDA Resource File Development, Saturdays, 9:00am-1:00pm, Spring 2019
Participants will also receive training from Tech Goes Home at some of the Saturday classes. These trainings will review computer skills and all participants will receive a laptop, free of charge.
Participants will receive 9 college credits when they complete the CDA courses.
- All participants MUST have taken and passed Child Growth and Development (from any accredited college or university)
- Educator must be currently working in an EEC licensed or licensed exempt program
Educators who live or work in Region 6 will be given priority
How to apply
Fill out an online application by Wednesday, September 5th.
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Reach out to the EPS Region 6 Team at email@example.com or 617-348-6314