PennAEYC CDA Classes Starting Soon
Register Today!
Are you looking to build your career?
Do you want to obtain your CDA?
PennAEYC can help you with online CDA classes!
Space is limited so register today.
All students must be approved by PASSHE PDO
prior to the start of class. 
Early Childhood Education Professional Development Organization at the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (ECE PDO@PASSHE)
This project is supported by the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) of Pennsylvania’s Department of Human Services (DHS) and Pennsylvania’s Department of Education (PDE). For more information, visit and

PennAEYC in partnership with the PDO at PASSHE is pleased to offer Pennsylvania’s early childhood educators working in the PASSHE PDO Region (excludes the following counties: Chester, Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware and Philadelphia) the opportunity to earn the no-cost CDA Credential coursework through one of our outstanding preparation courses.
PennAEYC will offer the following CDA Preparation Classes for the 2022-2023 course year. To get started contact ECEPDO@PASSHE to complete the required funding application. Once approved you can apply for the desired class listed below:
2022-2023 COURSE LINEUP:
CDA1: Sept. 12, 2022—May 22, 2023 (Karen Rucker, Instructor)
Monday evenings, 6:309:30 PM (no class Oct. 31, Dec. 26, Jan. 16)
Three Saturdays, 9:00 AM3:30 PM (Jan.21, March 18, May 13)
CDA2: Sept. 6, 2022—May 23, 2023 (Karen Rucker, Instructor)
Tuesday evenings, 6:309:30 PM (no class Dec. 27 or Feb. 14)
Two Saturdays, 9:00 AM3:30 PM (Feb. 18 and April 1)
CDA3: Sept. 12, 2022—May 22, 2023 (Cynthia Pollich, Instructor)
Monday evenings, 6:309:30 PM (no class Oct. 31, Dec. 26, Jan. 16)
Three Saturdays, 9:00 AM3:30 PM (Jan.21, March 18, May 13)
CDA4/Spanish: Aug. 23, 2022—May 30, 2023 (Marisel TorresCrespo, Instructor)
Tuesday evenings, 5:308:30 PM (no class Oct. 11, Nov. 22, Dec. 20, Dec. 27, Mar. 14)
Two Saturdays, 9:00 AM3:30 PM (Apr. 22, May 27)
For more information click here or here for the Spanish version. If you have additional questions contact Rose Snyder at
415 Market Street, Suite 208
Harrisburg, PA 17101