On the Road with the Council

April 27, 2022

The Council is still on the road, so rev up for inspiration and information. We look forward to sharing thoughts with you and the communities you serve. Check out our Spring schedule below and be sure to read CounciLINK next month. We’ll be announcing more stops as the Council continues on the road.


April 28 – May 1: Maryland State Child Care Association Conference by the Sea, Ocean City, MD

Visit us at Booth 20 and meet Sandra Kowalchek, Growth and Business Development Manager. She will share valuable information about special funding for Maryland ECE educators to earn a CDA.

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May 1 – 4: Child Care Aware of America 2022 Symposium, Arlington, VA

Council Presentation: Turning Differences into Strengths: A Systemic Approach on Inclusion and Diversity for CDA® Candidates

Presenters: Vilma Williams, Manager, Multilingual and Special Programs

Katorra Enoch-Longshore, Credentialing Director

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May 2 – 5: National Head Start Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD

Council Presentations:

Telling Our Story: How the Council is Positioned to Support the ECE Workforce

Presenters: Dr. Calvin E. Moore Jr., CEO and Brionnea Williams-McClary, Director of Public Policy


GROWing ECE Teachers: A Coaching Strategy Used by CDA® PD Specialists

Presenters: Chonda Walden, Training and Development Manager

Larrisa Norris, Training and Development Coordinator

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May 16 – 19: World Forum on Early Care and Education, Orlando, FL

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