ERIC Number: ED252271
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Improving Child Care through the Child Development Associate (CDA) Program.
Bank Street Coll. of Education, New York, NY.
The aim of this booklet is to provide answers to the most frequently asked questions about the Child Development Associate (CDA) credentialing program. These questions are (1) What is the CDA program? (2) Who are CDAs? (3) Why is the CDA program important? and, (5) What is the future of the CDA program? In addition to answers to such questions, the booklet contains a table listing the number of CDAs by state as of January 1, 1984, a summary of major findings of studies of caregiver qualifications, a list of organizations affiliated with the CDA credentialing commission, a list of states that have incorporated the CDA credential into their licensing regulations, and a chart of the current CDA credential award system and its planned expansion. (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Bank Street Coll. of Education, New York, NY.
Identifiers: CDA; CDA Credential; Child Development Associate
Note: Prepared by the CDA National Credentialing Program. Photographs and charts printed on a gray background may not reproduce clearly.