120-Hour Preschool (pre-selected)

77classes 120hours CEUs12.0


What is a CDA? 

The national CDA Credential is the most well-recognized certification program in early childhood education and a stepping stone to growing as a professional in the Early Childhood Education field. 

Earning your CDA involves completing a multi-step program that requires other tasks to be completed in addition to the 120-hours of continuing education.  Read more about the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential program in our introductory guide or visit the CDA Council website to learn more about the process.


The required training:

This package includes 10 hours in each of the 8 CDA subject areas as specified by the CDA Council for the CDA Credentials plus 40 hrs of pre-selected classes for the Preschool setting.  The total 120-hours will fulfill the training requirements for your CDA Credentials.

120 hours: Pre-selected classes for CDA setting type

This Collection includes:

1 - CDA Support Package

A Healthy Environment

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Basic Behavior Management I: Discipline vs Punishment

Basic Behavior Management II: Difficult Behaviors

Basic Behavior Management III: Learning Styles

Basic Child Abuse

Basic Child Development: Preschool I - Physical

Basic Child Development: Preschool II - Emotional

Basic Child Development: The Brain

Basic Kitchen Sanitation

Basic Medication Management

Basic Observation & Assessment

Becoming a Professional

Being a Professional

Bloodborne Pathogens, Child Care

Budgeting for Success

Bullying Basics

Causes of Childhood Obesity

CDA Introduction

Child Care Basics for Support Staff

Child Development Theory

Cognitive Development

Common Illnesses: What to Do!

Communication Basics

Creative Development

Creative Learning Environments

Cultural Diversity Introduction

Dealing With Difficult People

Disasters: Large and Small

Egocentric: Self-worth, Individuality

Exercises: Inside and Out

Feelings: Self-Awareness, Control

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)

General Nutrition

Giving Medicines to Children

Group Acceptance

Growing as a Professional

Hiring Techniques

How to Take a Chill Pill

Introducing Children to Child Care

Keeping Children Safe

Learn to Teach, Teach to Learn

Linking Assessments to Lesson Planning

Literacy: Developing and Encouraging

Managing Stress

Marketing Your School

Multicultural Celebrations

Music, Movement and Language 2: Strategies

Observation Methods

Observation Practicum

Observation, Assessment and Respect

Observing Young Children

Parents are People, Too!

Partnering with Families

Personnel Policy

Physical Development

Playground Safety

Program Management

Promoting Children's Communication

Prosocial Behavior: Pathways to Competence

Reach Your Financial Goals

Sign Language with Preschoolers

Special Dietary Needs

Speech and Language Red Flags

Staff Meetings

Staff Orientation

Stimulating Language Through Read-Alouds

Strategies for Working with Special Needs

Talking with Parents

Teaching STEM in Preschool


The Director 1: Roles & Responsibilities

The Guide to ADA and Special Needs

Transportation Safety

Workplace Burnout

Writing Good Rule Lists