ABOUT THE COUNCIL FOR PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION
The Council for Professional Recognition promotes improved performance and recognition of professionals in the early childhood education of children ages zero to 5 years old. The Council recognizes and credentials professionals who work in all types of early care and education settings –Head Start, pre-k, infant-toddler, family child care, and home visitor programs. As a non-profit agency, the Council sets policies and procedures for assessment and credentialing, publishes the industry leading training books and workbooks, including its CDA Competency Standards and Essentials textbook and workbook (2ndedition). www.cdacouncil.org
ABOUT QUALITY ASSIST, INC.
Quality Assist developed, administers and owns the Quorum e-Learning courses and professional development system, as well as face-to-face training, for early childhood educators across the country. Quality Assist also offers Parentivity, a unique web-based system that supports parents and caregivers of children from conception to age five with personalized content when they need it most. Quality Assist is known for producing results with early education systems, including federal and state agencies, state QRIS systems, and private and for-profit organizations.
ABOUT KAPLAN EARLY LEARNING COMPANY
Kaplan Early Learning Company is a leading international provider of products and services that enhance children’s learning. Kaplan is the distributor of the Quorum e-Learning courses and professional development system. As a leader in the field of early care and education, Kaplan brings to market innovative curricula, cutting edge assessments, teacher resource materials, and valuable professional development opportunities to early childhood and elementary school educators, caregivers, and parents around the world. With average employee tenure exceeding ten years, you will always find warm and knowledgeable individuals ready to serve you from our corporate headquarters in Lewisville, North Carolina. Our campus includes a 350,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art distribution center, a 160,000 square-foot warehouse, and two office buildings. Declared one of the best kept secrets in the Triad, our education mega store, which is open to the public, is great for teachers, home schoolers, and parents looking for materials that entertain and educate children.