Option 1: Receive college credit for your CDA at Charter Oak State College
The 6 college credits are available at Charter Oak State College for earning your CDA credential are:
To receive 6 college credits from Charter Oak State College, you need to do all of the following:
Click here to view the CT Credit Assessment Program (CCAP) review of the CDA by Charter Oak State College.
Option 2: Receive college credit for your CDA at a CT Community College:
You may choose to receive 6 college credits for earning your CDA at a CT Community College instead of from Charter Oak State College.
To receive 6 college credits from a CT Community College, you must:
Click here to view college credits each CT Community College will award for earning your CDA credential via non credit training (the Training Program in Child Development).
In addition to earning college credit for your CDA as described above, you may also choose earn additional college credit via the Early Childhood Pathways Exams.
Early Childhood Pathways Exams can help convert early childhood experience and non-credit training into four lower (100) level courses. Three lower (100) level credits are awarded for each of the following exams passed.
In order for individuals to best prepare for taking these exams, Connecticut Charts-A-Course strongly encourages them to do the following:
Individuals interested in registering for the exams or to acquire the study guides should contact Charter Oak State College to at 860-832-3822. Current cost for each exam is $75.
Click here to see the Pathways Exam brochure.
Click here to download the updated registration form. Click on Pathways "registration form".
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