Child Development Associate Program

Funded Through the Office of Child Development & Early Learning

A Child Development Associate (CDA) is an individual who has successfully completed all CDA requirements and documentation of competence, including an assessment, and has been awarded the CDA credential. The CDA credential is a nationally-recognized entry-level-credential available to individuals who are currently working with young children. This credential demonstrates an individual’s ability to provide quality programming for young children. Area colleges will offer college credits once the credential is in hand and you have successfully completed their application process for an Early Childhood Degree.

Please call below to learn more information about upcoming classes!

Call Vie Artwell (215) 963-3786 OR Lola M. Rooney (215) 963-3791

View CDA Class Schedule

For more information about the CDA Credential, contact:

The Council for Professional Recognition

2460 16th Street, NW Washington, DC 20003-3575