Michigan YDA Certificate and Credential Program
The choice to work with school-age youth is one of the most important career decisions that a person can make. A school-age youth development professional is an extraordinary individual who helps to guide youth to master skills, develop relationships, grow in independence, and move to new levels of thinking and understanding about themselves and the world. The Michigan Youth Development Associate Certificate, Credential and the Core Knowledge and Competencies support quality programs for school-age youth by providing standards for training and evaluation.
WHY SHOULD I GET CERTIFIED/CREDENTIALED?
Getting certified or credentialed as a Youth Development Professional will strengthen your career path and skillset!
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No person shall be denied the opportunity to apply for the Michigan Youth Development Associate Certificate or Credential on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, or handicap.