Child Development Associate

Train for a career working with young children! Briya Public Charter School offers a Child Development Associate (CDA) training program. The 10-month program prepares you for a career as an early childhood teacher or assistant teacher. During training, students learn educational theory and best practices while also getting hands-on teaching experience with children in a childcare or school setting.  

Program Details:  

  • Classes are offered in English and Spanish 
  • Classes are in person at 1707 Kalorama Road NW and 100 Gallatin St NE
  • 480 hours of practicum experience is required and arranged through Briya   

To qualify for the CDA training, you must:  

  • Live in Washington, DC 
  • Be at least 18 years old 
  • Pass the entrance exam 

Register for the course or call (202) 232-7777 for more information.  

Mary’s Center and Briya Public Charter School work together to provide health care, social services, and education for residents of D.C.