The CDA Renewal with CLASS® Is Truly Unique

While there are many CDA programs available, there is only one program with CLASS®. Teachstone provides educators with the research-proven insights, skills and strategies needed to improve the most critical component of teaching quality - interactions.
User-Friendly Program
The CDA Renewal with CLASS consists of six units of study covering the content required for renewing the CDA credential, as well as, the basics of the CLASS tool. The program provides flexible access and scheduling with multiple enrollment options throughout the year.
Engaging Content And Community
The program comes to life with authentic classroom videos to demonstrate best practices that you can immediately apply in your own classroom. With access to the CLASS Learning Community, you will benefit from peer-to-peer discussion, facilitated feedback and strategies to enhance classroom interactions.
Experienced Online Facilitators
The CDA Renewal with CLASS is supported by online facilitators who monitor and participate in discussion threads, provide feedback on assignments and encourage engagement with weekly messages and communication. When you need help, your facilitator is there to provide support and encouragement.


Unit 1: The Developing Child and CLASS

Unit 2: Your Interactions and CLASS

Unit 3: A Closer Look at CLASS

Unit 4: Planning with CLASS

Unit 5: Interacting with Family

Unit 6: Interacting with Colleagues and Community

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Teachstone Serves the CDA Student Community with Excellence

We received CDA Gold Standard certification from The Council for Professional Recognition.  This award signifies that our programs meet the Council’s high standards for providing quality early childhood education training to students who prepare for the CDA Credential exam and a career as an early childhood educator.