The CDA with CLASS®

We believe every child deserves life-changing teachers.

Every day, child care programs work to ensure that our youngest children have a safe, loving environment where they can learn and thrive. At Teachstone we are committed to ensuring all children experience effective interactions with their caregivers and teachers – the very interactions that are proven to drive positive development and learning.

Teachstone is excited to offer the CDA with CLASS, a comprehensive program which prepares educators to successfully earn the Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. This program also builds CLASS understanding and skills for improved interactions between teachers and children.

We Offer A Unique CDA Solution for Your Organization

The CDA with CLASS is currently only available as an enterprise-wide solution. Partner with us to offer your employees a comprehensive program that will prepare them to obtain or renew the CDA credential.
It's Complete
The CDA with CLASS consists of three 8-week courses covering the skills required for earning the CDA credential. Infant/Toddler and Pre-K age levels are offered. Learners also build their professional portfolio along the way and earn continuing education credits (CEUs).
It's Flexible
With multiple enrollment dates throughout the year, this 24-week program meets learners where they are, whenever they are ready. Content is accessible anytime from any device.
It's Engaging
The program comes to life with authentic classroom videos, peer to peer discussions, facilitator feedback and strategies to enhance classroom interactions.
It's Unique
This program is the only one to integrate CLASS understanding and skills for improved interactions between teachers and children. In addition, learners are supported by online facilitators who provide feedback and encouragement.

See What Our Students Are Saying

My facilitator was amazing. I appreciated the feedback given and felt very comfortable navigating through this course.”

“This course is amazing in several ways. The fact that I can access it on my phone at breaks is truly a life saver.”

I have been so pleased with how easy this has been for me to complete. I’m able to maneuver the website with no problems and loved having the videos and visuals to help.”

“This course, thus far, has mostly been a refresher for me with some new treasures that help me be my best self for my kiddos!  All lessons learned, no matter how small, have the potential to help me give the children in my care the support, knowledge and love.”

Have Employees with a CDA?

Great! The CDA Renewal with CLASS is a comprehensive online program for early childhood educators that want to renew their CDA. This 8-week program expands understanding of children’s developmental needs and how to best support them in partnership with colleagues, families, and communities. At the center of all this learning is the CLASS framework.