WASHINGTON / PRNewswire/ July 28, 2017 -- ProSolutions Training today received the national Council for Professional Recognition's new CDA® Gold Standard Training Certification at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.
The Council for Professional Recognition (the Council) has been working to improve the quality of early childhood education for children from birth to five in the United States and worldwide. Now, with its new CDA® Gold Standard Training Certification, early childhood education students will be able to find the high-quality training and student services they need to prepare for the CDA exam and a career as an early childhood educator. ProSolutions Training passed the Council's quality review of their training and services and received the CDA® Gold Standard Training Certification.
"We are thrilled to accept this recognition for the quality of our online coursework, the support services we provide for students and our comprehensive learning management system," said ProSolutions Training President Carla Rogg.
As a participant in the CDA Gold Standard pilot, ProSolutions Training successfully demonstrated that its early childhood education training adheres to the Council's three industry-leading principles:
Alignment with the CDA formal education coursework found in the CDA's eight subject areas; Sound business policies and practice; and Quality student services that meet their educational and professional needs. "We believe that our new CDA Gold Standard Training Certification adds value and integrity to the early childhood profession by verifying connections between the Council's proven teacher competencies and the quality of training resources available to CDA students," said Valora Washington, chief executive officer, Council for Professional Recognition.
In addition to offering high-quality training, CDA Gold Standard applicants must provide evidence that they serve the CDA student community with excellence, which includes professional development that prepares students for successful completion of their training program.
"It's exciting to think about the many young children, families and communities that will benefit from the high-quality education and training students will receive from CDA® Gold Standard Training Certification programs such as ProSolutions Training," Washington added.
About ProSolutions Training
ProSolutions Training is the professional development division of Care Solutions, Inc., an Atlanta-based management consulting firm specializing in professional development, information management and web-based application development.
ProSolutions Training provides online training in early care and education to assist professionals in promoting the healthy growth and development of the children in their care and in social services to assist professionals in achieving positive outcomes for children and families. The firm is an approved provider of International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) continuing education units (CEUs) and its early childhood coursework is approved in most states.
About the Council for Professional Recognition
For more than 30 years, the Council for Professional Recognition has been the leader in promoting improved performance and recognition of professionals in the early childhood education of children ages birth 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, including the CDA® and the new CDA® Gold Standard Training Certification, and publishes industry-leading training books and workbooks, including its CDA Competency Standards and Essentials textbook and workbook (2nd edition). Visit: www.cdacouncil.org