On the Road with the Council

October 24, 2023

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!

Upcoming Conferences

NAEYC Annual Conference

Nashville, TN

November 15 – 18

Booth: 301

The Council is a proud sponsor of the 2023 NAEYC Annual Conference. Join us at booth 301 to meet our team and learn more about the Council and the CDA. You will also have an opportunity to purchase Council publications and CDA merchandise. Make sure to attend the Council’s presentations led by Raquel Andrade, director CDA credentialing, and Vilma M. Williams, senior manager, multilingual engagement & learning. Raquel and Vilma will present in Spanish only at the times shown below as part of the NAEYC Conference “Grandes Comienzos” Spanish track.

Detalles de las presentaciones

La experiencia del examen CDA: una vista detallada

Thursday, November 16

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Music City Center – 202C

La elaboración del portafolio profesional CDA: Una experiencia gratificante y creativa

Friday, November 17

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Music City Center – 202C

Learn More



Look Who We Met on the Road

Kimberly Krzanowski, Executive Director, The Early Childhood Innovation Center, Delaware State University
Sandra Kowalchek, Partner Relationship, Manager, Council for Professional Recognition
Amber D. Shelton, Ph.D., Office of Early Learning, Delaware Department of Education
Gillian Gansler, Director of Business Development, Teaching Strategies


Richard Lower, Director, Office of Preschool & Out-of-School Time Learning, Michigan Department of Education
Sandra Kowalchek, Partner Relationship Manager, Council for Professional Recognition
Heather Lucas, Great Start Readiness Program, Michigan Department of Education


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