Who: Virginia Sue Bredekamp
What Is She Known For?:
Co-authoring highly influential Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Early Childhood Programs Ages 0-8.
Creating the groundwork for the NAEYC Accreditation System and NAEYC Positions Statements on developmentally appropriate practice.
Ph.D., Early Childhood Education
University of Maryland-College Park
What Is She Doing Now?
Director of Research at the Council for Professional Recognition (the organization that award's CDA Credentials) and as a Special Consultant to the Head Start Bureau