Occupational Endorsement (O.E.) / Child Development Associate (CDA) The Child Development Associate (CDA) is the first step in the UAS early childhood education career ladder. The CDA credential is awarded by the Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition based in Washington, DC. The Council awards the credential based upon assessment of competency. UAS offers early childhood courses (one credit each) that prepare students to demonstrate the required competencies.
Total Credits Required
14 credit hours
High School Diploma or GED
Courses generally offered via audio conference.
Kay McCarthy, Advisor and Instructor
School of Education, HA1 11120 Glacier Hwy Juneau AK 99801