Child Development Associate (CDA)

Palo Alto College CCE offers diversified courses to help prepare a child care worker, a manager, or someone interested in opening their own day care. In the Child Development Associate (CDA) Program students will study the principles of normal child growth and development from conception to adolescence. Focus on physical, cognitive, social, and emotional domains of development. (Assessment fees included).
Upon completion of the program, students are eligible for certification by the Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition after paying an assessment fee of $325 to the Council.
This training program qualifies for Financial Aid.

Here is a video from the CDA community from members explaining what their experience was like obtaining their CDA credentials.

Find out more about the Palo Alto CDA program by calling 210.486.3405.