ERIC Number: ED401028
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Competence: News for the CDA Community, 1995.
Brown, Patricia A., Ed.
Competence, v12 n1-3 Mar-Nov 1995.
These three newsletter issues provide organizational news from the Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition, the organization that administers the program that awards the Child Development Associate (CDA) credential to caregivers. Each issue provides a CDA profile of an exceptional educator or caregiver and a listing of CDA training sessions. The March 1995 issue profiles one of the first CDAs. This issue also describes the Quality 2000 initiative for quality improvement of early care and education and provides information on the CDA history book and the CDA training program. The July 1995 issue contains a retrospective of the Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition, including a listing of significant achievements. This issue also contains a legislative update related to the CDA designation in Florida and Oklahoma and a report from the state of Florida on the impact of the CDA credential. The November 1995 issue begins with a letter thanking supporters of the Council. This issue also contains an article concerning CDA involvement by the first Council board president, guidelines and procedures for new CDA renewals and second setting CDA credentials, a profile of the Essex County, New Jersey, on-site training program, and a table of Reggio Emilia resources available from the Council. (SD)
Descriptors: Certification, Child Caregivers, Child Development Specialists, Credentials, Early Childhood Education, Newsletters, Professional Continuing Education, Professional Development, Professional Education, Professional Training, Quality Control, Reggio Emilia Approach
Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition, 1341 G Street, N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20005-3105.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Florida; Italy; New Jersey; Oklahoma