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Bridging the Gap between the 90 hour and CDA Credential for Maryland providers

image in article Bridging the Gap between the 90 hour and CDA Credential for Maryland providersUnlocking Your CDA Certification: Maryland's Exclusive 30-Hour Bridge Course Offer

Have you completed your 90-hour Certification but are interested in going further? First and foremost, congratulations are in order! You've completed your Maryland 90-hour training, a significant achievement in #early-childhood education. But here's the exciting news – for a very limited time, you can take your credentials a step further by adding a 30-hour bridge course to your training for FREE! This unique opportunity will not only help you earn your Child Development Associate (CDA) certification but also provide a host of incredible benefits, including covering your application fee, training costs, and a textbook bundle. The course even includes the CDA Professional Portfolio Review component, preparing you for a seamless site visit when you apply for your CDA. But that's not all; exciting incentives are in store for you. Suppose you choose ChildCareEd as your training provider for the online courses and complete your training within the agreed timeframe. In that case, you'll automatically be entered into a monthly draw for a spa gift card, and there's a grand prize drawing in December offering the chance to win up to $1000 in classroom materials and supplies!

Eligibility and Simple Application Process

To be eligible for this incredible opportunity, you need to be working in a licensed child care facility or home #daycare in Maryland. If you meet this criterion, the application process is surprisingly straightforward. Here's what you need to gather:

  1. Your CDA Council ID Number
  2. Your Center or Home Daycare License Number

Once you have these essential pieces of information, it's time to move forward with your application. Begin by submitting a formal application through the Maryland CDA grant application portal, ensuring that you select "Approved Training Bundle" as the voucher you're applying for.

For those who don't yet have an account with the CDA Council, worry not. You can easily create one by visiting their website at Once this initial step is complete, you'll receive an email containing your CDA Council ID Number, which you'll need for your application.

What Happens After You Apply?

After you've successfully submitted your application, allow approximately 10 days for a response from the CDA Council. They will send you an email with the subject line "CDA Completion Agreement and Training Bundle Selection Form," and this email will contain an attachment. Open this attachment, as it's where you'll electronically sign the form and select your preferred training provider. ChildCareEd is conveniently listed as the fourth option on the drop-down menu.

Following this, there will be another brief waiting period as the CDA Council verifies your application. Once they provide their approval, your chosen training provider (ChildCareEd, in this case) will be notified, and they will grant you access to the online course.

How ChildCareEd Can Assist You

ChildCareEd is thrilled to be a part of this exceptional opportunity that can significantly boost your #career in #early-childhood-education. As the fourth option among approved training providers, ChildCareEd is dedicated to helping you achieve your CDA certification. They offer a comprehensive range of online courses and professional support to ensure that you excel in your journey toward obtaining the CDA credential. But the benefits don't end there – by choosing ChildCareEd and completing your training within the agreed timeframe, you automatically become eligible for exciting rewards, including spa gift cards and the chance to win up to $1000 in classroom materials and supplies in the grand prize drawing in December!

ChildCareEd places great importance on providing the highest quality training and resources to empower educators to excel in their roles and create nurturing environments for the children they serve. Their online courses are designed to be accessible, flexible, and in line with the latest industry standards. By selecting ChildCareEd, you are investing in your professional development and equipping yourself with the skills necessary to make a positive impact on the lives of young children.

In addition to this outstanding opportunity, ChildCareEd also offers valuable resources and guidance for those interested in opening a Family Child Care Home in Maryland. If you're considering starting your own childcare facility, be sure to check out their informative article titled "How to open a Family Child Care Home in Maryland," which provides a wealth of insights into the process. ChildCareEd's commitment extends to supporting individuals at all stages of their early childhood education careers, from training and credentialing to entrepreneurship.


Maryland's exclusive offer to add a 30-hour bridge course to your 90-hour training, at no cost to you, is a remarkable chance for #early-childhood-educators to earn their CDA certification. This limited-time grant covers your application fee, and training expenses, and provides a valuable textbook bundle, making it a smart choice for those looking to enhance their qualifications. By selecting ChildCareEd as your training provider, you not only gain access to quality education but also become eligible for exciting incentives, including spa gift cards and the opportunity to win up to $1000 in classroom materials and supplies.

If you are employed in a licensed child care facility or #home-daycare in Maryland, this offer has the potential to transform your career. The application process is streamlined, and ChildCareEd is here to support you throughout the entire journey. Their dedication to offering top-tier training and resources ensures that you have the best tools available to excel in your role as an early childhood educator.

Don't miss out on this exceptional opportunity to invest in your professional development and unlock a world of possibilities in the field of early childhood education. Whether you are just starting your career or aiming to advance to the next level, Maryland's CDA training grant and ChildCareEd are ready to help you achieve your goals. Seize this opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of the children you serve and advance your career in the early childhood education sector.

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