ERIC Number: ED205293
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-May
Reference Count: 0
CDA Seminars. Conference Proceedings (Miami, Florida, May 20-21, 1980).
Jones, Leroy, Ed.; Hamby, Trudy M., Ed.
This publication is a compilation of keynote addresses and workshop presentations given at the Child Development Associate (CDA) Seminars held in Miami, Florida, May 20-21, 1980. The document includes an introductory overview of the CDA program; two keynote sessions dealing with providing quality care for children, and future implementation of the CDA program respectively; and seven workshops covering different topics of the CDA program. These topics include the CDA assessment and credentialing process; key features and concepts involved in CDA training; the process of negotiating with colleges to provide CDA training; parent involvement in CDA; the role of CDA within multicultural settings, the Head Start structure, and the Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (ACYF) network; the incorporation of CDA into state day care licensure; and use of the CDA model for training family day care mothers. (Author/MP)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Certification, Child Caregivers, Competency Based Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education, Family Day Care, Multicultural Education, Parent Participation, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Implementation, Seminars, Training
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: University Research Corp., Bethesda, MD.; CDA Services and Resource Center, Urbana, IL.
Identifiers: CDA; CDA Credential; Child Development Associate; Project Head Start