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Child Development Associate


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picture of child doing arts and crafts
picture of child doing arts and crafts

Our online continuing education hours meet the 45 hours/3 years for CDA renewal and 20 hours/year of professional development for childcare workers that is required by DHS to maintain credentials and employment, and stay in compliance with state regulations. All courses are approved by the CECPD OK Professional Development Registry.

After contacting us about your interest in the course, an application will be sent to you via email requesting the following information:
  • Student Name
  • Student Phone Number
  • Alternate Phone Number
  • Student Address
  • Student Date of Birth
  • Student e-mail address (required)
  • Company (if applicable)
  • P.O. Number (if applicable)

Return the completed application via email to as an attachment. You will receive log-in information within 1-5 business days after we receive your application. Once you receive your log-in information, you will complete the online course and take the online exam.


*High Speed internet connection recommended to view course content.



Cooking Experiences for Children 2
Early Math Experiences 4
Block Play for Young Children 3
Ensuring Developmentally Apprpriate Practices 10
Healthy Children and Family 10
Keeping Children Safe 10
Child Growth and Development 10
Creating an Environment for Learning 10
Guidance for Young Children 10
Involving Parents and the Community 10
Lesson Planning 3



Tier Level Employees
Per Facility
Per Semester
Per Semester
Tier 0 1 30 $70
Tier 1 2 – 4 30 $140
Tier 2 5 – 9 30 $300
Tier 3 10 – 19 30 $500
Tier 4 20+ 30 $800

*Semester Enrollment Dates: August-December and January-May




The Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential is a national credential awarded by the Council for Professional Recognition. It is a key stepping stone for many early-care professionals on the path of career advancement in early-care and education.

The CDA Credential is based on a core set of competency standards, which guide early-care professionals as they work toward becoming qualified teachers of young children.


Journey to the CDA National Credential



To begin the enrollment process, contact
Lori Woods
405-452-1245 or

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Wes Watkins Technology Center
7892 Highway 9
Wetumka, Oklahoma 74883
Phone: 405-452-5500
Fax: 405-452-5706