Child Development Associate (CDA) Preparation (CCL)
The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Child Development Associate Preparation is designed to provide documented training in preparation for application to become a Child Development Associate (CDA). This program is intended for individuals interested in early childhood education who intend to pursue the national credential of CDA from the Council for Professional Recognition. Students completing the described CCL coursework must apply independently to the Council for final evaluation and validation.
You must obtain a "C" grade or better in all courses required within the program.
The courses in this program may be applied to a second certificate (CCL) and an Associate degree (AAS) in Early Childhood Education and/or an Associate degree (AAS) in Early Childhood Administration and Management if you wish to continue your education. Consult with the Program Director for guidance on which of these options would be best for your academic and professional goals.