Click here to download the General Information brochure to learn about the Council for Professional Recognition’s key programs and services, including the CDA® credential, CDA PD Specialist’s™ network, partnerships and the annual Early Educators Leadership Conference (EELC). Everything you need to know in one place!
The Child Development Associate® (CDA) Handbook for High School: A Guide to Advocacy and Implementation is for instructors, school faculty, and administrators interested in developing a high school CDA training program. The handbook provides templates, workbooks, budgets, and guides for engaging administrators, instructors, and students, and support in creating a sustainable high school program. It will also help you locate community resources that may provide students with training opportunities to receive their 480 hours of work experience. Digitally formatted, it is a comprehensive framework for informed planning and establishment of the CDA as a competency-based pathway to college and career readiness. Click here to downloadPlease note: Contact information is required to download the handbook.
Click here to download the Partnering with Immigrant Parents: How to Connect Across Language and Culture white paper for an inside look into the challenges faced by immigrant families and the educators who serve them.
Click here to downloadTech for Every Tot: Bridging the Digital Divide white paper for an inside look into technology in early childhood education. Explore challenges and gain tips for using technology with young learners.
Click here to download The Invisible Children in Our Midst: Homelessness in the Early Childhood Classroom white paper for an inside look into the reality of homelessness for young children and families, and its impact on behavior in the classroom.