The Child Development Associate® (CDA) Credential™ is a nationally recognized credential earned by those working in the early care and education field. The CDA credential is based on a core set of competency standards and includes an assessment process by:
Council for Professional Recognition
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The CDA credential, a recognized part of child care regulations in Iowa, is a way to earn points on Iowa's Quality Rating and Improvement System and is part of achieving some accreditation standards.
CCR&R releases a November EP Newsletter for child care programs.
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