Council for Professional Recognition
Child Development Associate
2460 16th Street NW, Washington DC 20009-3575
A Child Development Associate (CDA) is able to meet the specific needs of children and work with parents and other adults to nurture children's physical, social, emotional, and intellectual growth in a child development framework.
Work Experience Required? YesOral or Written Exam Required? Yes Renewal Required? Every 3 Year(s) Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? YesRenew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? YesDoes applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? No This certification is related to Job Corps training programs. Read more about Job Corps. This certification is related to Career and Technical Education Career Clusters. Read more about career clusters.