The Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential is a nationally recognized professional development opportunity for early educators working with children ages birth to 5 years old to demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and abilities in the early childhood education field. miCDA connects providers in Michigan with resources and navigation to credential attainment.
Observation & Practice Exams
Receive CDA Credential
- The results from your PD Specialist's Verification Visit as well as your CDA Exam will be combined and a final determination of your eligibility for the credential is made by the Council for Professional Recognition.
- You will receive an e-mail notification from the Council of your award, and then will receive your award in the mail approximately 2 weeks later.
- Renew your CDA every 3 years.