Wondering how much time you have to complete your CDA exam and Verification Visit? Trying to find the your CDA exam and verification visit deadline? You have come to the right place!
One of the requirements to apply for your National CDA is to have a high school diploma or equivalent. One question we often get at Care Courses is, can I use my high school diploma from another country for the National CDA?
Many of our students ask us, “what can you do with a CDA?” The Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential is a nationally recognized professional credential administered by the Council for Professional Recognition. Obtaining this credential will advance your professional development and show others that you know how to support the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual developmentContinue reading “What Can You Do With A CDA?”
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We hear this question a lot here at Care Courses! So, How do I get a National CDA? All the information in this blog post applies to earning the Family Child Care CDA, the Preschool Center-Based CDA, and the Infant Toddler Center-Based CDA. For information on the Home Visitor CDA, which has different requirements, pleaseContinue reading “How do I get a National CDA?”
Which CDA Setting is Right for You? The CDA comes in four different settings: the “Family Child Care” setting, for those that work in a registered home day care the “Infant and Toddler Center-Based” setting, for those that work in a registered day care center whose experience is with children ages birth to 3 yearsContinue reading “How Do I Choose My CDA Setting?”
Are you pursuing your National CDA? Have you already completed a portion of the 120-hour training requirement, but still need more training before you can apply? Look no further because we’re here to help! “I’ve only done training through Care Courses. Will I be able to use my Care Courses to get my national CDA? Continue reading “How do I Complete my Training for the CDA?”
Have you completed your CDA training and are now filling out your application? If so you might be wondering “Who is my Professional Development Specialist?” or “Where can I find a PD Specialist?” or “Do I know my PD Specialist?” Look no further because Care Courses is here to help! A PD Specialist is anContinue reading “Who is my CDA Professional Development Specialist?”
You have probably heard of the Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. But what is it? And more importantly, is it right for you? We work closely with the CDA Council here at Care Courses, so here’s our take on why it is beneficial to get this professional credential. You learn more! Whether you’ve been workingContinue reading “Top 5 reasons you should get a CDA Credential”
If you are using Care Courses to complete the 120 hours of training for your National CDA, you have as long as you need to complete your coursework. Let Care Courses Help You Earn Your National CDA! The CDA process typically takes six to eight months on average to complete, but every candidate isContinue reading “Is there a time limit for the CDA?”