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Child Development Associate

District 1199C Training Fund CDA Program:

Register now (scroll down for form) for the Training Fund's Child Development Associate (CDA) program!


120-hour, part-time program — two evenings per week, 5:30-8:30 PM.

Accessible Center City location: 100 South Broad Street (intersection of Broad & Chestnut), 10th Floor
Affordable: $100.00 fee (includes books and CDA application)


  • High School Diploma or High School Equivalency (GED, HiSET, etc.)
  • Employed as a Child Care Worker or Family Provider in a Keystone Stars child care setting to
    qualify for the costs of the CDA credentialing process (additional opportunities may be available for West Philadelphia residents). 
Applicants must attend an information session. Information sessions will be held on June 19, June 26, July 10 and July 17 starting at 5:30 PM and ending at 7:00 PM. Please submit your registration form and sign up for an information session.
Questions? Please contact Lisa Wallace at (215) 568-2220 ext. 5419.

SPONSORED BY: District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund; United Child Care Union (UCCU); Child Care Providers Union (CCPU), with support from the Southeast Regional Key (SERK) at the Public Health Management Corporation and the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative.

Register for CDA Program