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Youth Development

  • Learn about a CDA and how you can earn it
  • Bring all your previous training transcripts and certificates and we will help you make a plan
  • Get a binder and template to use for your training documentation and Professional Portfolio
  • Cost: $25.00
  • Contact Tonya at or 616.451.8281 x242

HOURS: 1   |   COST: $25      


Upon Completion of the CDA 120+ class, students will have:

  • Documentation of 120 hours completed
  • 6 Competency Statements written
  • All Resource Collection times for the Professional Portfolio

CDA 120+ Online (via email) is available anytime. Participants have up to one year to complete the class.

Required textbooks (additional cost to student)
These books are an integral part of the training.  They are current and reflect up to date research and emerging trends in early childhood.

  • CDA Essentials for Working with Young Children Textbook
  • CDA Essentials for Working with Young Children Workbook
  • CDA Competency Standrads Book (Family Child Care or Infant, Toddler or Preschool)

To purchase the books go to the CDA Council Bookstore Council Online Store

CREDIT HOURS: 120   |   COST: $650