Program Overview

Tri County Tech offers formal training and guidance for students to complete the necessary steps to receive their CDA certification. This 16-week course will train students in child safety and health, designing proper learning environments, child growth and development, involving families and the community, program planning, record keeping, developing as a professional, and putting together a portfolio.


  • First Aid
  • Infant/Child CPR
  • Background Check & Fingerprinting


  • Child Development Associate (CDA)
  • Requires an additional 480 hours working with children in specific CDA age group (infant/toddler or preschool) and a $425 application and testing fee.

Career Opportunities

  • Childcare Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Public School Teaching Assistant

Program Length & Cost

  • Monday evenings, 6-9pm
  • One semester
  • $399

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance is available. Contact Laci Davis at 918.331.3261.

How To Enroll

Contact Lauren Walls, Enrollment Specialist, at 918.331.3291 or

Compass Testing

Compass testing is required for all students applying for Fast Track programs. Compass tests are every Tuesday, 8am-2pm and are first come, first served. Cost for testing is $20, and there is no charge if retesting is required. Call Tonya at 918.331.3226 for more details.

Child Development Associate Program Brochure

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