Dr. Calvin Moore shared that when he first arrived at the Council and took on the CEO role, he was focused on assessing the early childhood education (ECE) landscape, the reach of the organization and...
The Council is still on the road and having a blast connecting with our community in-person. Check your schedule and plan to meet us in a city near you. In the meantime, we encourage you to check out our recent conference snapshots and see what’s in store. We’re looking forward to meeting you on the road!
International Conference on Early Childhood Education and Development: August 9 – 10, 2022, New York, NY
Parents as Teachers Conference: August 31 – September 3, 2022, Denver CO
National Indian Child Care Association (NICCA): September 13 – 15, 2022, Durant, OK
Maryland Early Childhood Conference: September 16 – 17, 2022, Hagerstown, MD
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Region IV Head Start Association: September 19 – 22, 2022, Atlanta, GA
National Head Start Association (NHSA): September 19 – 22, 2022, Washington, DC
Connecting On the Road
Florida Family Child Care Home Association
June 22 – 26, 2022
July 11 – 15, 2022
National Indian Head Start Association
June 27 – 30, 2022
We have probably all seen the commercials this time of year when you can hear the popular holiday song, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year”, playing in the background as parents dance joyously...
Did you know early childhood educators in Maryland have a special benefit that can help them and the children they serve? The Maryland State Department of Education has awarded a $1 million grant to the...
For the first time in three years, the Education Writers Association (EWA) gathered in person for their National Seminar in Orlando last month. The event drew journalists from across the country to hear from leaders...
In April 2022, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) issued new guidance and an Information Memoranda (IM) announcing the long-awaited, family-friendly policy of permitting families and guardians to use proof of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program...
Dasani wakes up before dawn each day at a homeless shelter in Brooklyn, New York. After slipping out from under the covers, she goes to the window. On a clear day, she can see all...
The CDA Advisory Committee was created to provide insights, perspectives, and best practices to the CDA community and other early childhood professionals. Established during the initial stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, the members’ first-hand experiences...
Where can you connect with CDA® holders and the wide range of folks who serve them? Turn to the Council Alumni Network (CAN), an online community that brings together current and past CDA earners, CDA...
Professional development is absolutely critical to your success, as well as the success of all the children in your care. Not to mention in most states, you’re required to complete a minimum number of training...