This diploma prepares pre-school , infant/toddler, and family child-care practitioners for the national CDA assessment. Course content is based on CDA goals and functional areas and meets ECE program standards. Upon successful completion, students receive nine credits toward the Early Childhood Education: Infant to Grade 4 certificate and/or associate degree. ECDA is the online program that engages students in highly effective electronic modules for learning the CDA content. ECDA is a partnership with Teaching Strategies, Inc.