CDA Professional Development

About Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential ™

The Child Development Associate Credential™ is a required credential for Early Childhood Education (ECE) professionals who want to build their career in the Early Childhood Education industry. Earning a CDA demonstrates to employers the competence in nurturing the emotional, physical, and social development of children within the Early Childhood Education grade band, which can help advance ones career. In fact, in the past 12 months, there have been more than 40,000 jobs posted specifically for individuals with a CDA license nationwide. The top job posting being Childcare Teachers and Directors.

Every state have licensing requirment for ECE professionals and they can be different depending if you are an Elementary Teacher, Preschool Teacher, or daycare worker. We offer workshops that will help you to meet the National CDA Council requirements of 120 hours of professional training. You are able to choose your focus one of the areas: 

  • Preschool
  • Infant/ Toddler
  • Family Child Care

Online CDA Renewal Workshop Registration (Two Weeks)

Online CDA Workshop Registration (Two Semesters)

Note: Our workshop is for training and not an official UC course.  In addition, this workshop is not a Step Up to Quality or an approved State of Ohio Training.

If you have any questions or concerns about the Online CDA Training Workshop, please contact Matt Behrman at matthew.behrman@uc.edu.