Professional Development Training

for Child Care Professionals

If you have questions, please contact us at 817.831.2111 or

Child Development Associate credential (CDA)

Cancellation policy
No refunds will be given, but substitutions are allowed. To make a substitution you must contact us before the class you registered for takes place. You may apply this payment to another class within 6 months. If the payment is not applied, you forfeit your payment.


We have two payment choices- Pay in Full or Easy Pay Monthly Payments

The Easy Pay Plan is a monthly payment once you pay the $100 deposit.

Please choose your registration(s)

Quantity and Pricing
CDA course - Sept. 13, 2021 - Feb. 7, 2022 via ZOOM

Camp Fire First Texas is THE community leader when it comes to assisting early childhood educators in receiving the BEST first step in their credentialing process and is an approved course through several workforce commissions for Texas Rising Star programs.

Camp Fire re-positioned the course curriculum to ensure our students receive the most up-to-date and comprehensive instruction! Our class meets 20 times and includes homework assignments to meet the 120-clock hour training requirement of the CDA Credential. **Once you complete our class you are ready to apply for a CDA Credential with the CDA Council. They charge an additional $425 application fee.

Connect research and practice through Camp Fire’s CDA program in a meaningful way while building relationships with classmates and instructors! We’re ready for you to enroll!

Books used in this course include-
-Developmentally Appropriate Practice by age groups - by NAEYC
-CDA Council book by age group for those earning their CDA

When you register you can select the option to purchase books on your own or we can purchase for you and mail to you.

Class takes place each Monday evening from 6:30-9:30pm via ZOOM.

While attending cameras need to be on the entire class where we can see your face. Participation is required.

Classes scheduled every week on Monday starting 3/22/2021 at 6:30 PM
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 500.00 ea.
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 575.00 ea.
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 100.00 ea.