Valora Washington Interview

Hi this Rosetta from Daily Spark. Welcome to an another episode of Daily Spark!

Today on our show we have Valora Washington. She is the CEO of the Council for Professional Recognition. Throughout her career, Dr. Washington has co-created several institutions such as Michigan’s Children, a statewide advocacy group, the Early Childhood Funders Collaborative. She has been Co-Chair of the Massachusetts Governor’s School Readiness Commission, Board Chair for Voices for American’s Children, Secretary of NAEYC, Chair of the Black Caucus of the society for Research in Child Development, Co-Chair of the National Head Start Association Commission on 2010 and a member of numerous task forces and board including the Boston Children’s Museum and Wheelock College.

She will be an important part of the Early Education Leadership Conference held October 11,12,13,14. The Theme is Elevating the Voice of the Early Educator. The contact information is [email protected]. The telephone number is 202-265-9090.

Valora Washington will be sharing with us

  • The history of Child Development Association.
  • Why training and competency matters in an Early Childhood setting.

I wanted to interview Valora on our podcast because of her awesome background in the Early Childhood Education profession. Her professional knowledge, experience and research will be of great value to high school students that are considering to pursue a career in education.