Everything Started with Me Getting My CDA — Chris Schmidt, Ohio

Chris Schmidt

button… My CDA was my stepping point to help me believe that I could go back to college. In the Late 80’s I made a career decision to go to school at the University of Cincinnati in order for me to earn my CDA. Now I have a BA in School-Aged Care, I have worked for the United States Army and I own a child and youth training service company called 2 C R Solutions.

I loved the foundation of knowledge I gained while preparing for my CDA so much that I required all of my staff members to obtain their own CDA credential as well. I believe the CDA process gives you the words to talk to child care professionals and helps you to understand why we do what we do.

If I had to give any advice to someone trying to get their CDA I would say just take it slow and take it serious. Don’t get overwhelmed. Take baby steps – that’s the key.

Share:

Recently Posted:

Blog - Text Search
Blog - Category Search
Blog - Search by Tags
Blog - Publish Date

Bill Makes Its Way to the Senate

The Council for Professional Recognition applauds the House of Representatives on passage of the Build Back Better Act. This historic investment in early care and education will provide critically needed resources by supporting increased access to...

Being Neighbors on 9/11

The morning sun lit a clear, blue sky as America started its day. Highways filled with traffic and railroads rumbled with trains. Planes soared into that cloudless sky, two from Boston, one from Newark and...