MVCTC Early Childhood Education Students Earn Industry Credential


Englewood, Ohio – Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) Early Childhood Education Class of 2023 recently earned their Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential.  The CDA is the most widely recognized credential in the early childhood education (ECE) field and is a key stepping stone on the path of career advancement in ECE. To earn this credential, students completed over 120 education hours, over 400 contact hours working with children, and passed an exam. They also compiled a professional portfolio, detailing their knowledge of child development and current best practices.

MVCTC Early Childhood Education students earning their CDA, include:

  • Meghan Brown (Ansonia)
  • Izzy Chapman (Huber Heights)
  • Jamie Charles (Eaton)
  • Desirae Danielewicz (Huber Heights)
  • Adria Emig(Twin Valley South)
  • Grace Haas (Brookville)
  • Maddy Hemmelgarn (Tri-County North)
  • Lacy Hittle (Arcanum)
  • Maggie Montgomery (Preble Shawnee)
  • Anna Peck (Milton Union)
  • Haley Pounds (Huber Heights)
  • Lily Riddle (Miamisburg)
  • Alexis Ritenour (Huber Heights)


Dedicated to providing premier educational choices and advanced employment preparation for youth, adults, and organizations, MVCTC has proudly served the Miami Valley since 1971.

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Photo: MVCTC Early Childhood Education Students Earn Industry Credential. Pictured from left to right in the back row: Meghan Brown (Ansonia), Maggie Montgomery (Preble Shawnee), Haley Pounds (Huber Heights), Lily Riddle (Miamisburg), Alexis Ritenour (Huber Heights), Desirae Danielewicz (Huber Heights), Anna Peck (Milton Union).

Front row left to right: Jamie Charles (Eaton), Maddy Hemmelgarn (Tri-County North), Lacy Hittle (Arcanum), Adria Emig (Twin Valley South), Grace Haas (Brookville).

Not pictured: Izzy Chapman (Huber Heights).