Child Development Associate FAQs
Administered by the Council for Professional Development, the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential is a widely recognized credential in early childhood education. It is designed to demonstrate a teacher’s expertise and professionalism in working with young children.
Earning the CDA can provide teachers with increased job opportunities, higher pay, and enhanced credibility among parents and employers.
We offer CDA training through our Professional Development Teacher Membership. Teachers who want to complete their CDA training through us should share the information on this page with their administrator, who can then purchase the Professional Development Teacher Membership.
No. Only administrators are eligible to purchase the Professional Development Teacher Membership for teachers.