Professional Development Training

for Child Care Professionals

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Director & Leadership Courses

We're changing registration systems!
* For December courses
* For January & February courses

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

Cancellation policy
No refunds will be given, but substitutions are allowed. To make a substitution you must contact us before the class you registered for takes place. You may apply this payment to another class within 6 months. If the payment is not applied, you forfeit your payment.

Most classes are taking place via Zoom. Cameras and sound must remain on the entire class and we need to see your face to receive credit for attending. Class takes place from 9am-12:30pm. 

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Administrator's Credential class- 2021 (Sold Out)

Administrator's Credential program- Our class is designed for the new or experienced child care directors interested in acquiring or enhancing management skills. Classes are offered each week on Wednesday and Thursday mornings. There are 6 weeks of classes. Late arrival is not permitted. If you are late you will need to attend class the next date it is offered. Upon completion of our 50 hour class, completing extended learning assignments and passing the open book test persons are eligible to receive the Child Care Administrator's credential which is recognized by 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:

Classes take place on ZOOM. Classes are offered on Wednesday and Thursday mornings each week from 9am-12:30 pm.

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Module 4- Child Development: An Administrator's Role- Dec. 8 and 9
Module 5- Parent Partnerships - Dec. 15 and 16
Module 6- Ethics- Dec. 17

Module 1- Child Care Administration- Jan. 12, 2022 and Jan. 13, 2022
Module 2- Minimum Standards, Legal Issues- Jan. 19 and 20
Module 3- Staff Relations- Jan. 26 and 27

Join the growing group of early childhood educators and directors who have attended this class. Plan to attend this class and be a part of the lively discussions and meaningful information shared each week!

A schedule has not been set up for this event
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 96.00 ea.
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 515.00 ea.

Supporting Children's Development and Learning - December 8, 2021 (Sold Out)

This class will build your program capacity to advance children's development and learning by providing leadership to establish and strengthen staff competencies for teaching and caregiving.

By the end of this class, participants will:
" Describe integration of child development with learning
" Identify elements of high-quality early childhood teaching and interactions
" Describe integration of child development with learning
" Evaluate elements of observation, documentation, screening, and assessment
" Implement social-emotional learning

Single class scheduled on 12/8/2021 at 9:00AM
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 36.00 ea.

Designing Indoor and Outdoor Environments - December 9, 2021 (Sold Out)

This class will strengthen your program and leadership capacity as you plan, evaluate, and improve indoor and outdoor environments for infants, toddlers, pre-K, and school-age children to create the highest quality setting for children, families, and staff to thrive.

By the end of this class, participants will be able to:
" Implementing a Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum and Environment
" Designing quality learning environments
" Learn appropriate guidance techniques

Single class scheduled on 12/9/2021 at 9:00AM
Unit/Participant: 1 $ 36.00 ea.