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The online Council Bookstore has the required CDA Competency Standards books, exclusive CDA merchandise and special CDA value packages and bundles. The Council Bookstore has everything you need to apply, prepare and renew your CDA Credential.

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Call Us Anytime: Here's How!

The new automated system offers customers 24/7 access to information. The self-service feature allows the Council community to check the status of their new or renewal application, check the status of a publication order and a host of other options at a time convenient for them.

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Invest in Yourself...Reward Yourself

As a CDA candidate, you are already making an investment in your own professional development - so how can it get even better?

Now's the time to REWARD yourself ... by simply doing what you're already doing.

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New Era for the CDA Credential

The Council for Professional Recognition is proud to announce the arrival of the revised CDA credentialing process.

The new process strengthens Candidates’ professional development experience while also streamlining it, making it easier for you to understand and navigate.

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Renew your CDA credential

Be someone special in a child’s life as they master skills, develop friendships, become more independent, and begin to discover new ways of thinking and understanding themselves and the world around them.

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OCTOBER 21, 2014 - Media Release: Council for Professional Recognition & Child Care Aware® of America Team up to Enhace Early Childhood Professional Development

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