How do I contact the CDA Council?

Please call our Customer Service Department at

What qualifications must you meet to apply for a CDA?

You must have a high school diploma or be a high school junior or senior in an early education/child development Career and Technical Program. Any time before you apply: Complete 120 clock hours of professional education covering the eight CDA Subject Areas.

What is a ECE reviewer?

The role of the ECE Reviewer is twofold: 1. To verify that the Renewal Candidate has worked at least 80 hours with children, in the setting of their original credential, within the past year; and, 2. Complete a recommendation based on their work with these children.

How do I renew my Fccpc in Florida?

To maintain a Birth Through Five FCCPC, every five (5) years a candidate must complete the renewal application and submit to the department documentation of the following: 1. Proof of an active Infant and Child First Aid and CPR Certificate based on date application is received; 2.

How many hours do you need to renew your CDA?


What questions are on the CDA test?

The CDA Exam has 65 multiple-choice questions – 60 multiple choice questions and 5 scenario questions (with a short narrative and photo). The Candidate will have up to one hour and 45 minutes to complete the exam. The only computer-based skill needed to take the Exam is the ability to point and click a mouse.

How much do daycare workers make per hour?

The average salary for a daycare teacher is $29.09 per hour in Sydney NSW.

How long does your CDA last?

three years

How do I schedule a CDA exam?

To schedule your CDA Exam by phone, call 1- You may schedule the CDA Exam anytime between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST), Monday through Friday. Do not call the Council for Professional Recognition to schedule your CDA Exam.

Is getting a CDA worth it?

Having a CDA credential helps qualify you for more jobs by showing potential future employers that you have reached a professional level of skill and knowledge. Muhs explains that while a CDA credential may not always be required by employers, it holds great value.

How much does the CDA exam cost?

The price for the CDA exam is $450. You must meet eligibility requirements to take the CDA exam.

What is a Fccpc?

Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC),” pursuant to Section 402.305(3)(b), F.S., is a department approved training program that consists of a minimum of 120 hours of early childhood instruction, 480 contact hours with children ages birth through either (8) and at least two (2) methods of formal assessment …

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