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Understanding the CDA Credential and Process

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Course Length

2 hours

Delivery Method

Asynchronous eLearning


On-Demand eLearning

Course Summary

This course introduces the CDA Credentialâ„¢, a nationally recognized pathway for early childhood professionals to bolster their knowledge, hone their skills, and advance their careers. Explore the CDA process, its diverse pathways, and its potential alignment with your professional development goals. Discover how well-equipped caregivers, empowered by the CDA, contribute to nurturing environments that foster optimal learning and development for young children.

CEU Credits

.2 CEUs

CDA Competency Area
  • Content Area VI: Maintaining a commitment to professionalism
MN KCF Content Area
  • VI: Professionalism

1 (Beginner)

State Approval
  • MN

This course is designed to be part of a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential curriculum. It covers CDA Subject Area 6: Maintaining a Commitment to Professionalism.

This course can also be taken as a stand-alone learning event or as part of a broader early childhood education curriculum.