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Action for Children has partnered with Columbus State Community College to bring those in pursuit of their Child Development Associate (CDA) credential special professional development courses. These 10 clock-hour modules are designed to cover the curriculum recommended by The Council for Professional Recognition; the agency that awards the CDA credential. Modules are taught by Columbus State faculty or adjunct faculty, all with at least a Master's degree in Early Childhood Development or related field.

For questions concerning the CDA Modules, please contact Jan Betz, Director of Quality Initiatives at 614-224-0222, ext.104 or email at

For more information about the CDA credential itself please contact The Council for Professional Recognition at 1-800-424-4310 or visit

Please note: Action for Children does not award the CDA credential and is in no way affiliated with The Council for Professional Recognition.

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