A very tired mother brought her 4 month old daughter to a day care center telling her teacher, “She was up all night crying. I wanted to go get her but my husband said I’m...
The Council is on the move and looking forward to connecting with our community in person. Check your schedule and plan to catch up with us in a city near you. We can’t wait to meet you on the road!
National Head Start Conference
May 8-11, 2023
World Forum on Early Care and Education
Panama City, Panama
May 2-5, 2023
Meet Council leaders at the following World Forum sessions:
May 3, 2023 | 4:15 PM – 5:45 PM
ECD Workforce Challenges and Solutions: A Path Forward
Engage in current research, programs, and early childhood workforce solutions to discover proven strategies to impact and transform outcomes. Learn about some of the most effective solutions to motivate changes that will lead our field into a brighter future.
Katorra Enoch-Longshore, United States; Lisa Gannoe, United States; Ruby Motaung, South Africa; Molly Gerrish, United States; Calvin E. Moore, Jr., United States
May 5, 2023 | 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Focus on Leadership: Empowering and Supporting ECD Professionals
Early childhood professionals thrive when they feel supported and valued. Join us as our panel describes leadership strategies that empower professionals in a variety of early childhood settings.
Jennifer Sturgeon, United States; Charito James, Canada; Rajeswary Elangoven, Malaysia; Abena Ocran-Jackson, United States
As the population of young children keeps getting more diverse in this country, many schools and programs are seeking teachers and assistants that speak the languages needed in their classrooms. However, it is not enough...
Across the globe, in places like Uganda and Dublin, mothers are being made aware that the 1,000 day period from the beginning of pregnancy to a child’s second birthday will, as midwife Susan Ejang says....
We know how important it is for you to renew your CDA Credential. That’s why the Council for Professional Recognition has been working hard to make the online application process easier for you. It has...
By Dr. Robert Gundling, Deputy Operating Officer, Sunshine Early Learning Center Imagine a world where the voice of early care and education leaders, advocates, administrators and teachers, mainly in community-based programs is represented in articles...
Early childhood education is finally getting its time in the spotlight. It’s great to see more and more funding going into programs that will make a difference for thousands of young children and their families....
Fulfilling the Promise of Early Childhood Education: Advancing Early Childhood Education as a Professional Field of Practice
Early childhood education (ECE) is in the spotlight as never before. Being in the limelight, however, has highlighted the field’s fragmentation and the variability in the quality of children’s formal early learning experiences. This reality...
How would you like to find out about the life of an exceptional educator and the leader of the Council for Professional Recognition? This post recognizes our CEO, Dr. Valora Washington, who has been in...