Step 1 – Register, submit payment and receive Log In information.
Step 2 – Download Credential Manual and begin work on 120 hours of Credential Training.
Step 3 – Complete necessary CDEA requirements while completing 24 hours of Values Education Christian Ministry.
Step 4 – Submit Credential Application and schedule Verification Visit.
Step 5 – Credential review and completion.
As an early education professional, it is important for you to know the “Steps To Your Credential.” With careful planning, and ongoing communication with CDEA representatives, you will be on your way to getting your credential in no time!
*The below credential programs are approved by Department of Children and Families (DCF) and licensed by the Commission for Independent Education.
To place an order by telephone, please call 800-741-7762 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. EST.