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Your CDA Credential is valid for three years from the award date, and it must be renewed before it expires. A CDA Credential may only be renewed for the original setting, age-level endorsement, and specialization. Additional information, including the CDA Renewal Procedures Guides for each setting, can be found on the CDA Council's website by clicking here.

All CDA Renewal Candidates must meet the following requirements:
• Proof of current nationally recognized CPR and First Aid and Infant/Child (Pediatric) CPR certificate. (We are Instructors with American Heart Association
• Proof of 45 hours in early childhood education/child development that is related to your CDA setting.
• Letter verifying 80 hours of work experience with young children or families of young children within the past year
• Letter of recommendation from an Early Childhood Education Professional.
• Proof of membership to a national or local early childhood professional organization
• You may submit your Renewal Application no sooner than six months before your credential expiration date. Note: You must renew your credential before it expires. Your credential will expire 3 years from the date of award.

Please Note: The CDA Council updated the renewal process on October 1, 2015. The renewal fee increased to $150 (from $100) if submitted by mail and $125 (from $75) if submitted online. For more information about the changes, please visit this link on the Council's website.

Please call us for specific renewal instructions or questions