2023 CDA Webinar Series

June 22, 2023

The Preparation of the CDA Professional Portfolio: A  Gratifying and Creative Experience

This webinar will focus on successful preparation of the CDA® Professional Portfolio, based on the Council’s requirements. The presenters will provide clear, accurate information about the components and  content of the portfolio. They will offer tips as they  guide attendees through the complete process of putting the portfolio together. And attendees will have opportunities to ask any questions they might have about the portfolio and get the answers they need.

July 7, 2023

English
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM (EDT)
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Spanish
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM (EDT)
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CDA Exam Special Accommodations

Learn how the Council has built equitable practices, policies and procedures into the CDA credentialing process to assist candidates who need special accommodations for the CDA exam. The presenters will share the requirements and steps for CDA candidates to receive special accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). There will be opportunities to ask questions.

August 4, 2023

English
1:00 PM– 2:30 PM (EDT)
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Spanish
3:00 – 4:30 PM (EDT)
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October 20, 2023

English
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM (EDT)
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Spanish
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM (EDT)
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Overview of the CDA Credentialing Process: Prepare, Apply, Demonstrate

Learn how to earn the CDA® credential. This session will take you step by step through the CDA assessment process and how it advances your growth as a professional in ECE. You’ll get clear, detailed information on developing the CDA Professional Portfolio, and how to prepare for the verification visit and exam. This is a great session for individuals interested in obtaining our national credential, as well as instructors, mentors and coaches who guide candidates in preparing for the CDA assessment. There will be opportunities to ask questions.

October 12, 2023

English
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM (EDT)
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Spanish
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM (EDT)
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Applying for an Assessment in Another Language (available in English only)

The Council celebrates and respects diversity in the early childhood field. Our goal is to work with all candidates involved in programs that require them to use a different language in working with children and their families. Learn how the Council has built equitable practices, policies and procedures into the CDA credentialing process to ensure our diverse teachers a rewarding CDA assessment experience and opportunity for professional growth. The presenters will provide an overview of the CDA assessment, verification visit and exam for candidates who work in languages other than English or Spanish.

August 18

English
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM (EDT)
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November 2

English
11:00 AM -12:30 PM (EDT)
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The CDA Exam Experience: An Inside Look 

This session will take you step by step through the Child Development Associate® (CDA) Exam experience and increase your confidence throughout the process. You will learn about scheduling the exam with Pearson VUE, how to prepare for the exam, what happens on the day of the exam, and in the days that follow. There will be a virtual mini tour of a Pearson VUE exam site and recommendations for responding to several multiple-choice sample questions like those posed in the exam. This is a great session for educators who wish to become familiar with the CDA exam experience, feel less anxious as they prepare for the exam and get the answers to any questions they might have.

September 1, 2023

English
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM (EDT)
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Spanish
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM (EDT)
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November 9, 2023

English
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM (EDT)
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Spanish
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM (EDT)
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The Verification Visit Experience—An Inside Look 

This session is designed exclusively for early childhood educators who are preparing for the CDA® assessment. The session will take you through the verification visit step by step, from how to prepare to what follows when the visit is complete. There will be many opportunities to ask questions, so you know just what to expect.

September 22, 2023

English
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM (EDT)
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Spanish
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM (EDT)
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December 7, 2023

English
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM (EDT)
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Spanish
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM (EDT)
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CDA® Credentialing System for Home Visitors: Professionalizing Your Work in the Field of Home Visitation

This FREE session will provide clear, accurate information about the CDA® credentialing system for educators working in home visiting programs. We will talk about the value of the CDA for home visitors and the professional growth opportunities it provides. Attendees will receive up-to-date information on all steps involved in the CDA® assessment and credentialing process for home visitors: its components, eligibility requirements, formal education and documentation requirements, CDA® Verification Visit™, and renewal process. We will offer opportunities to ask questions. And we encourage anyone who’s interested—candidates and coordinators, directors, administrators and mentors—to join us and learn more. 

August 8, 2023 

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (EDT)
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October 24, 2023 

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (EDT)
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