Professional Development Training

for Child Care Professionals


If you have questions, please contact us at 817.831.2111 or Training@CampFireFW.org.

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:

August 15, 2019
Module 5- Parent Partnerships

August 23, 2019
Module 6- Ethics

August 29, 2019
Module 1- Child Care Administration

September 6, 2019
Module 2- Minimum Standards

September 13, 2019
Module 3- Staff Relations

September 20, 2019
Module 4- Child Development: The Administrator's Role

September 25, 2019
Module 5- Parent Partnerships








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.

Parent Partnerships - August 15, 2019

Families want, and need, to be involved in their child’s development, but creating a Family Centered program can be challenging if you don’t have a road map.
Become familiar with Family Centered Child Care and learn strategies to map your process for building strong parent partnerships.

Single class scheduled on 8/15/2019 at 8:30AM
 
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 69.00 ea.

Ethics - August 23, 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 8/23/2019 at 8:30AM
 
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 39.00 ea.

Child Care Administration - August 29, 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 8/29/2019 at 8:30AM
 
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 69.00 ea.

Coaching Employees - September 5, 2019

Do you have a desire to help your employees grow and develop professionally? Do you need more skills and techniques to make that happen? This workshop is an interactive, practice-driven session that will help supervisors/child care directors become a resource for the professional development of their staff. With a strengths-based focus, we will discuss feedback and help employees reflect. Real life scenarios will be used as practice examples.

Single class scheduled on 9/5/2019 at 8:30AM
 
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 40.00 ea.

Minimum Standards, Legal Issues - September 6, 2019 (Sold Out)

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 9/6/2019 at 8:30AM
 
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 69.00 ea.

Staff Relations - September 12, 2019

**PLEASE note that in the catalog this is listed at taking place on Sept. 13. The correct date is Sept 12***

Positive staff relationships begin before you even hire an employee. Learn how to write effective job descriptions, understand recruiting, interviewing strategies and hiring procedures to build a solid foundation. Additionally, this session will address how to retain, engage staff and keys to building a stronger team.

Single class scheduled on 9/12/2019 at 8:30AM
 
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 69.00 ea.

Child Development: The Administrator's Role - September 20, 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 9/20/2019 at 8:30AM
 
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 69.00 ea.

Parent Partnerships - September 25, 2019

Families want, and need, to be involved in their child’s development, but creating a Family Centered program can be challenging if you don’t have a road map. Become familiar with Family Centered Child Care and learn strategies to map your process for building strong parent partnerships.

Single class scheduled on 9/25/2019 at 8:30AM
 
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 69.00 ea.