The Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential™ is the most widely recognized credential in early childhood education (ECE) and is the best first step on the path of career advancement in ECE.

  • How do I register for the CDA Exam?
    • Online: Visit the Pearson Vue website.
    • By Phone: Call 1-866-507-5627 (Monday-Friday between 7:00am-7:00pm CST)
  • How long will I be at the testing center?
    Your appointment can extend up to 2 hours.
  • How can I prepare for the computer-based test?
    You can find study guides on the CDA Council website.