Child Development Associate Training

This program brought to you by

Are You Ready For Career Enrichment?

You will learn the cornerstones of early childhood education in ACC courses providing the required educational training hours for the national CDA credential. The courses cover a variety of topics such as how children grow and develop, behavior guidance, planning meaningful curriculum experiences, and how to communicate with and engage families.

CDA Opens Doors

Students completing a CDA Program, and passing the national assessment process have options to work in childcare centers including non-profit, private, corporate, or family child care as a teacher, director or owner. Other career options include preschool curriculum coordinator, home visitor, and Head Start or Early Head Start teacher.

Please visit the CDA Council site for credential fees and additional information related to the CDA assessment process.

Child Care Centers are increasingly requiring staff to gain formal knowledge and skills to improve quality standards within their centers.

Get Started Now!

Students must be currently working directly with a group of young children in the birth-5 years range in a licensed child care center, a public school or charter school Pre-K classroom, or a registered family child care setting. Students will also be required to complete a criminal background check.

Program Information

Estimated Tuition
Time Commitment
3 Semesters
Hours Vary / Week

Contact Information

Contact Us
Program Coordinator

Receive Child Development Associate Training Program Updates

Send a message to the program coordinator and they will keep you up to date regarding this program.

Child Development Associate Training Classes

CDEC-1017 Child Development Associate Training I

CDEC-2022 Child Development Associate Training II

CDEC-2024 Child Development Associate Training III

View a list of related courses and descriptions for this program.


Our programs give you convenient access to a wide selection of noncredit courses that can open doors to a new career, build skills for your current job, or simply expand your knowledge in a subject you’re interested in.


Twitter Facebook Instagram
ACC Home Page