The Professional Portfolio is intended to be a reflective professional development experience for you. You are encouraged to use and add to your Portfolio as you grow throughout your career.
Your Professional Portfolio Must Include:
The My CDA Professional Portfolio cover sheet found at the back of the CDA Competency Standards Book on page 131 (this cover sheet provides greater details on the specific order of portfolio components - use it as a checklist as you build your Portfolio to ensure that your completed Portfolio contains all the required contents).
This information is provided on page 11 of the CDA Competency Standards Book.
CDA Professional Portfolio Examples
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If you're ready to start putting your Professional Portfolio together, here are some ideas for inspiration.
The Professional Portfolio is compiled independently by each CDA Candidate as part of the CDA credentialing process. The compiled resources and documents are reviewed by the CDA PD Specialist during the CDA Verification Visit.