The City of Boston is recruiting people who are committed to caring for Boston's youngest learners. If you are a current educator, or someone interested in becoming certified or licensed as an educator, please learn more below.
There are programs (some free) offering credentialing for Childhood Development Associates (CDA); CDA Renewals; Teacher Lead Certifications; Director's Certifications; Associates Degrees; Bachelor's Degrees; and Master's Degrees.
Applicants who earn credentials through these programs must commit to working in an early childhood program in Boston for 2-3 years. Boston residency is not required.
Organizations offering free credentials
Licensing Support Program
Certified and seeking an early childhood role?
For more information, visit the City of Boston's website: