You have completed 120 hours of training and built your portfolio, now it is time to submit your application and pay the assessment fee. Did you know that Oklahoma providers can apply for a scholarship to cover the cost of the CDA assessment fee?
The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, Scholars for Excellence in Child Care program, provides an assessment scholarship to eligible childcare professionals for the national CDA credential. The scholarship assists with the assessment fee.
- Be employed at a licensed child care facility.
- Be employed in a licensed child care facility participating in the state QRIS program with a rating of one star or higher.
- Be employed as a teacher, assistant director, director, family child care provider assistant, or family child care provider (caring for children other than my own) working at least 30 hours per week.
For more information about the assessment scholarship, call 866-343-3881 or 405-225-9133 or visit okhighered.org/scholars.
If you have not yet completed your 120-hours of training, ChildCareEd offers the full 120-hours of CDA training as one course! Choose from Preschool, Infant/Toddler, or Family Child Care. Enroll today to get started advancing your career in Early Childhood Education.