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North Carolina Early Childhood Administration Credential and Equivalency Portfolio

A portfolio is defined as a collection of activities that demonstrates administrative skill and competency. 

There are six categories within a portfolio. These are:

  • Leadership
  • Program
  • Rules and Regulations
  • Financial Management
  • Staff and Organizational Management
  • Public Relations and Community Outreach

Only completed portfolios are accepted for assessment:

  • A completed Level I portfolio has at least 6 specified assignments, 1 in each category.
  • A completed Level II portfolio has at least 12 specified assignments, 2 in each category with 6 in Level II or III.
  • A completed Level III portfolio has at least 18 specified assignments, 3 in each category with 6 in Level III.

For a portfolio packet, including the list of specific activities from which to choose, contact the Workforce Section of the Division of Child Development at 800.859.0829 or e-mail the DCD webmaster.




2201 Mail Service Center | Raleigh, NC 27699-2200
919-814-6300 | 1-800-859-0829 (In State Only)

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