The Council for Professional Recognition applauds the critical investments in early care and education included in the Build Back Better Act. This historic move will help children return to stable, developmentally appropriate, high-quality care, and help parents,...
The fall conference season has started, and the Council is en route to you. We encourage you to take a look at the list of events below—and we look forward to seeing you on the road!
OCCRRA Early Childhood Higher Education Summit
September 22-24, 2021
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Calvin E. Moore, Jr., Council CEO
Topic: Early Childhood Professionals Meeting the Moment
Early Head Start Institute
September 27-30, 2021
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Calvin E. Moore Jr., Council CEO
You will also have an opportunity to meet the Council’s Growth and Business Development Team.
NBCDI 50 Forward Virtual Conference
October 14-15, 2021
Speaking on Equity in ECE: Dr. Calvin E. Moore, Jr., Council CEO
Bright Start International Conference
November 18-20, 2021
Speakers: Dr. Calvin E. Moore, Jr., Council CEO; Michelle L. Brown, Council Executive Vice President; Amber Jones, Pre-K Lead Teacher
Session Topic: Creating Responsive Programs for Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers
It’s the start of a new school year which means it’s a wonderful time to think about how you engage with your students’ parents. Below are five tips to think about when planning how to...
The morning sun lit a clear, blue sky as America started its day. Highways filled with traffic and railroads rumbled with trains. Planes soared into that cloudless sky, two from Boston, one from Newark and...
The Council for Professional Recognition recently announced plans to reimagine the process for earning its Child Development Associate® (CDA) credential. Dr. Calvin E. Moore, Jr., the Council’s CEO, sat down to discuss what is in store...
The inaugural CounciLIVE season is packed with some of the foremost voices in early childhood education today. Covering trending topics and issues in our field, the live broadcast series debuted this month with a short,...
Clinton Boyd, Jr., Ph.D. is on a mission to empower Black dads. He knows the roadblocks they face because he became a father at the age of 15, is currently co-parenting an infant, and has...
There are several reasons why the CDA® credential is essential to people in early childhood education. First, it’s the most widely recognized credential in our field and an important step for teachers who want to...
In my last blog, I discussed why it’s important for center owners, administrators, teachers and parents to come together as a community to help ensure the most positive experiences for children. Today, I want to...
Jamal loved to play rhythms on toys when he was a young boy at Educare, a cutting-edge preschool on Chicago’s South Side. “It didn’t have to be a drum,” he says, like the one he...