CDA Scholarships

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The organizations listed below provide financial assistance for individuals who wish to pursue the CDA Credential. Funding may be available for the CDA assessment fee and other costs of earning or renewing the Credential. Please contact the appropriate agency in your state for information about eligibility requirements and funding availability.

If your state is not listed, we suggest you contact the child care licensing agency in your state or your local resource and referral agency. They are excellent sources of information about free or low-cost CDA training.


ALABAMA

Alabama Partnership for Children, T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® ALABAMA
(334) 271-0304
Toll free (866) 711-4025


ALASKA

Department of Education & Early Development, Division of Early Development, Child Care Program Office
(907) 269-4500
Toll free (888) 268-4632


ARIZONA

Department of Economic Security Child Care Administration
(602) 542-4248

Association for Supportive Child Care (ASCC), T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® ARIZONA
(480) 829-0500 x1148

Professional Career Pathway Project
(520) 494-5030


ARKANSAS

Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education
(501) 682-9699
Toll free (800) 445-3316


CONNECTICUT

Connecticut Charts-A-Course
Toll free (800) 832-7784


DELAWARE

Delaware Association for the Education of Young Children, T.E.A.C.H Early Childhood Delaware
(302) 764-1501


DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Office of the State Superintendent of Education, Division of Early Childhood Education
(202) 727-1839


FLORIDA

Children's Forum, Inc. T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood®
Toll free (877) 358-3224


GEORGIA

Care Solutions, Inc.
800-227-3410


HAWAII

People Attentive to Children in Hawaii
(808) 839-1988


IDAHO

Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children (IAEYC)
(208) 345-1090
Toll free (800) 706-2320


ILLINOIS

No information is currently available, if your organization offers a scholarship for CDA Candidates please contact the Council at (800) 424-4310 and ask for the Communications & Marketing Dept.


INDIANA

Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children (IAEYC), T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Indiana
(317) 356-6884
Toll free (800) 657-7577


IOWA

Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children, T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Iowa
(515) 331-8000


KANSAS

Kansas Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies
(877) 678-2548


KENTUCKY

Department for Social Services, Child Care Services Branch
(502) 564-2524


LOUISIANA

Louisiana Pathways, Child Care Career Development System
(318) 677-3163
Toll free (800) 245-8925


MAINE

University of Maine System, Maine Child Care Scholarship Program
(207) 778-7100


MARYLAND

Montgomery County Child Care Resource and Referral Center
(240) 777-1457


MASSACHUSETTS

Department of Early Education and Care
(617) 988-6600


MICHIGAN

Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children, T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Michigan
(517) 351-0443
Toll free (866) 648-3224


MINNESOTA

Minnesota Child Care Resource and Referral Network, T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Minnesota
Toll free (866) 807-6021


MISSISSIPPI

Office for Children and Youth
601-359-4555
Toll free (800) 877-7882


MISSOURI

Missouri Child Care Resource and Referral Network (MOCCRRN), T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Missouri
(314) 535-2020
Toll free (800) 200-9017


MONTANA

Montana Early Childhood Project
(406) 994-4746
Toll free (800) 213-6310


NEBRASKA

Nebraska Association for the Education of Young Children, T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood®
(402) 476-2089


NEVADA

NevAEYC T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Nevada

Northern and Rural Nevada
(775) 448-5203
Toll Free (800) 259-1907

Southern Nevada
(702) 486-1476


NEW JERSEY

Community Coordinated Child Care of Union County, Inc.
(973) 923-1433

(856) 988-1889
Toll Free (888) 908-ANPI (2674)


NEW YORK

New York State Coordinating Council
(518) 690-4217

New York State Child Care Educational Incentive Program
(518) 443-5940
Toll free (800) 295-9616


NORTH CAROLINA

Child Care Services Association, T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® North Carolina
(919) 967-3272


NORTH DAKOTA
North Dakota Childcare Resource and Referral

West N. Dakota contact:
1(888)223-1510

East N. Dakota contact:
1(800)452-3646


OHIO

Ohio Child Care Resource and Referral Association, T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Ohio
(877) 547-6978 ex.304


OKLAHOMA

Scholars for Excellence in Child Care Programs
(405) 225-9100


PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania Child Care Association, T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Pennsylvania
(717) 657-9000
Toll free (888) 296-1917 x115


SOUTH CAROLINA

Department of Social Services, Child Care Services
(803) 898-2570


SOUTH DAKOTA

State of South Dakota Child Care Services
(605) 773-3165


TENNESSEE

Tennessee State University, CDA Scholarship Program
(615) 277-1662


TEXAS

Texas AEYC, T.E.A.C.H Early Childhood® Texas
(800) 341-2392


UTAH

Department of Workforce Services, Office of Child Care
(801) 468-0049 in Salt Lake
Toll free (800) 622-7390


VERMONT

Child Care Services Division
(802) 241-3110
Toll free (800) 649-2642


VIRGINIA

Child Day Care Provider Scholarship Program, Virginia Department of Social Services
(804) 726-7000 (Richmond)
Toll free (800) 552-3431


WASHINGTON

Washington Scholarships for Child Care Professionals
Toll free (866) 308-3224


WISCONSIN

Wisconsin Early Childhood Association (WECA), T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Wisconsin
(608) 240-9880
Toll free (800) 783-9322