Early Educator Central:

Pathways to Credentials and Degrees
for Infant-Toddler Educators

No matter what your infant-toddler career pathway is, you’ll find resources to help you build your competency and your impact. They are organized by role for easy access. Are you on track for a Child Development Associate (CDA) CredentialTM? Looking to strengthen your skills as an administrator, coach, trainer, or consultant? Designing credit or non-credit coursework? Early Educator Central features essential tools for leaders, including a Professional Development (PD) System Cost Analysis Tool and model articulation agreements for use in higher education.

Early Educator Central can help!

We have resources to help:

All teachers, including child care, Early Head Start (EHS), EHS-Child Care partners, and center- and home-based staff

Directors, education coordinators, and instructional leaders

Trainers, coaches, consultants, specialists, and technical assistants who support teachers and programs to deliver quality infant-toddler services

Higher education staff, curriculum designers, and policymakers

Our resources include:

Online Digital Observation Tool PD System Cost Analysis Tool Articulation Agreements Course Framework

Start Exploring Now!

Visit https://earlyeducatorcentral.acf.hhs.gov/

Last Reviewed: July 2015

Last Updated: August 7, 2015