Professional Development Training

for Child Care Professionals

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Director & Leadership Courses

This is a group of topics providing professional development in Administration, Management and Leadership for owners, administrators, directors and assistant directors.

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Administrator's Credential Course - Begin any week

Administrator's Credential program- ECMi. ECMi is a program designed for the new or experienced child care director interested in acquiring or enhancing management skills. You must attend the full day for each module. Late arrival is not permitted. If you are late you will need to attend the class the next date it is offered. Upon completion of this 6 class course, and passing the open book test persons are eligible to receive the Child Care Administrator's credential which is recognized by TX DFPS. This credential provides the education requirement needed to be a director.

There are additional requirements relating to experience and age. For more information on the specific requirements of the Texas Child Care licensing standards.

Class Schedule:

March 21, 2019 (Thursday)
Module 4- Child Development: The Administrator's Role

March 29, 2019
Module 5- Parent Partnerships

April 5, 2019
Module 6- Ethics

April 12, 2019
Module 1- Child Care Administration

April 18, 2019
Module 2- Minimum Standards, Legal Issues

Irregular classes scheduled starting 8/17/2018 at 8:30 AM
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 515.00 ea.
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 153.00 ea.
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 139.00 ea.

Child Development: The Administrator's Role - March 21, 2019

Participants will become familiar with running and providing high-quality early childhood programs. We will discuss how using the knowledge of ages and stages of
child growth and development, effective guidance techniques and classroom
management techniques will strengthen your program and create a positive learning environment for families, children and staff.

Single class scheduled on 3/21/2019 at 8:30AM
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 69.00 ea.

Reflective Coaching - April 3, 2019

This session is a special one day offering from the Camp Fire Coaching & Mentoring certification course. As a director & leader, asking the right questions can be the key to guiding teachers in becoming reflective in their daily instruction. In this session, you’ll learn the layers and levels of reflection, practice self-reflection, and practice reflecting with another person through the use of a guiding model.

Single class scheduled on 4/3/2019 at 9:00AM
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 80.00 ea.

Ethics - April 5, 2019

The NAEYC Code of Ethics focuses on responsibilities to children, families and colleagues all toward supporting effective, high-quality, and consistent programs. Come and learn how to reference the Code, engage in discussions and activities that help guide the decisions that impact the quality of child care. You will leave with information you can apply to your own program.

Single class scheduled on 4/5/2019 at 8:30AM
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 39.00 ea.

Healthy Child Care Environments - April 17, 2019

There have been several updates with Child Care Licensing to ensure the health and safety of children in licensed childcare centers and licensed or registered homes are safe. Let’s talk about the ABC’S of a healthy environment in light of these new standards and how together we can create an environment that recognizes the value of each child in our care.

Single class scheduled on 4/17/2019 at 11:00AM
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 20.00 ea.

Child Care Administration - April 12, 2019

Find out what it takes to manage the day- to-day operations, lead a team, schedule training, plan educational curriculum, recruit new team members and build enrollment. Join Camp Fire and learn first- hand about the role of the director from budget management, strategies for managing hiring, time management, staffing issues and much more. The roles and responsibilities child care administrator cover many aspects. You may be surprised!

Single class scheduled on 4/12/2019 at 8:30AM
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 69.00 ea.

Minimum Standards, Legal Issues - April 18, 2019

Become familiar with licensing requirements, develop procedures to handle emergencies, and become aware of legal aspects affecting early childhood programs today.

Single class scheduled on 4/18/2019 at 8:30AM
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 69.00 ea.