Hill College

Child Development Associate (CDA)

Child Development Associate Certification (120 hours/$500)

This program will allow you to earn 120 hours of formal childcare education required by the Council of Professional Recognition for the Child Development Associate (CDA) certification. Continuing Education credits earned from this program may transferable toward associate degree. This program is designed especially for working adult students, and has flexible and weekend class hours to accommodate your busy schedule. In a series of courses, you will learn about children's physical, intellectual, social, and emotional development. You will gain insights into how to foster positive relationships with families, and how to record children's progress and behavior. You will also learn how to create a safe and healthy environment for children and childcare workers.

Child Development Associate Training Renewal (45 hours/$350)

Keep your Child Development Associate (CDA) certification up-to-date! If you have obtained CDA certification to work in childcare, you must renew your CDA credential three years after the award date and five years thereafter. Through the Child Development Associate Training Renewal program, you can fulfill this requirment, easily and affordably.

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