CDA Renewal RequirementsTo enroll in CDA renewal coursework with CDAClass.org we ask that all participants meet the CDA Council for Professional Recognition requirements, as outlined below.
- Hold an active Child Development Associate (CDA) certificate (If your certificate has expired it may not be too late to enroll in CDA renewal classwork and renew your CDA certificate. Please email admin@CDAClass.org to discuss the specifics with this.)
- And at the conclusion of CDA renewal classwork have at least 80 hours of experience with young children in the past year (This experience with young children could be either a paid or volunteer work experience. This could include, but is not limited to volunteering in a child care center, assisting with a Sunday school program, babysitting, working as an assistant teacher in a nursery school, leading a summer camp club, volunteering in an afterschool program, etc.)
Renewal Enrollment Requirements
- Access to a computer on a regular basis (i.e. home, public library, work, church, etc.)
- An internet connection (i.e. Verizon, America Online, NetZero, MSN, etc.)
- A reliable internet account (i.e. hotmail, yahoo, etc.)
- Microsoft’s Internet Explorer
To download a free version of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer visit:
- A telephone line, if using a dial-up internet connection
- Access to a scanner (i.e. home. public library, work, Staples, etc.)
Renewal Class Requirements
Students will work approximately 45 hours on CDA coursework completion. Participants have up to six months to complete CDA renewal coursework in its entirety. Students can log on to CDAClass.org and work toward coursework completion during the day, evening, weekends, and even holidays. As a new student enrolls with CDAClass.org this will be their official start date. All CDA renewal students have six months from the official start date to submit all needed materials for approval.
- “From Parents to Partners” written by Janis Keyster
Renewal Material Requirements
- Renewal application packet from the CDA Council for Professional Recognition
Students order the CDA renewal application after beging classes by calling 1-215-467-2484. Delivery takes about 14 business days. For exact pricing call our offices.