We provide training and professional development opportunities to assist providers in enhancing and increasing their competencies. Please refer to the Arkansas Professional Registry for available trainings.

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Child Development Associate Credential (CDA)

CCA WCA offers CDA Professional Education and support to Early Childhood Professionals in pursuit of the national CDA Credential. The CDA Credential is the most widely recognized credential in early childhood education (ECE) and is a key stepping stone on the path of career advancement in ECE. The credential is based on a core set of competency standards, which guide early care professional as they work toward becoming qualified teachers of young children. The Council for Professional Recognition works to ensure that the nationally-transferable CDA is a credible and valid credential, recognized by the profession as a vital part of professional development.

Upcoming CDA classes:

Fall 2018 - Spring 2019

Spring 2019 - Fall 2019

Fall 2019 - Spring 2020