This month marks my second year at the Council for Professional Recognition. When I first arrived at the Council, I was no stranger to the organization or its mission, as I had been involved with...
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!
- Louisiana Dept of Education 2nd Annual Early Childhood Conference – Foundations for Success
New Orleans, LA
June 2-3, 2023
- NAEYC Professional Learning Institute
June 4-7, 2023
- National Indian Head Start Directors Association (NIHSDA) Management Training Conference
June 18-22, 2023Join the Council’s NIHSDA presentation: The CDA Credential as a High School ECE Career Pathway — Essential Tools and Updates
June 20, 2023
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM EST
- Association for Early Learning Leaders
June 22-24, 2023
- BUILD Initiative Conference
July 11-13, 2023
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Finding informative and trusted early childhood educator resources online can be a challenge. That’s why the CDA® Advisory Committee met virtually to learn more about the nonprofit, The Source for Learning (SFL) and its ECE...
Each year I update my professional bio and pause at the part where it says, “Rachel Robertson has worked in the field for over X years”. Not because I can’t believe it or can’t remember,...
Teachers aren’t keen to bring up the topic of COVID, according to their Facebook posts. “I don’t think we are allowed to,” one teacher wrote. “There’s no way I’m going near that subject since it’s...
SPONSORED BLOG CDA®. These three little letters can change the entire trajectory of your career. The Child Development Associate® (CDA) credential is the most widely known and valued credential in early childhood education. By earning...
Each December, people take stock of the year and think of what is to come in the new year. I am no exception. Working for an organization like the Council for Professional Recognition has been...
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...