• Self-Paced

    Course can be started anytime and is valid for six months, includes videos, additional support material including podcast links. Online asynchronous course that you can do at your own speed. You will need to purchase the book (available as a kindle, audio, paperback and in Spanish). You must order the book for this course -- it is available as a paperback, hard back, audible and kindle edition. Order the book here. Click and fill up this form: Director Contact form
  • One weekend and 20 hours at home – give yourself the chance to have your learning customized to your program.  If you like to work through concepts with a small group or brainstorms ways to improve your program or plan, this is the class you want to look into. Weekender students start learning on their schedule and then come together with a small group to dive deeper into the material.  They work together to come up with action oriented steps to start your term as director on your terms. Click and fill up this form: Director Contact form
  • All the training hours you need for your annual training to renew your credential. If you need additional hours because you are a TRS or accredited program, buy the TRS completion package.
  • What a Director Needs to Know to Keep Children & Staff Safe. A Director's 1 hour training on allergic reactions at your center. Focuses on the systems you need to have in place to avert them & the procedures to follow if one happens.
  • Train Your Staff & Others If you have ever wanted to expand your opportunities within the ECE industry, now is your chance! Wether you are wanting to be more confident in training your own staff, or feel the desire to present at conferences & your local Workforce board, you need this training! To be a registered trainer in Texas you need training in how to train adult learners. TECPDS requires 15 hours of Train the Trainer education.
  • Everything you need for the annual Hazardous Materials training required by Licensing.  Can be used by Directors or caregivers. 1 hour training.
  • Each year teachers in Texas, and around the country, must complete training on recognizing and reporting child abuse, neglect, and molestation. This book provides the training materials needed for self-study or for a Director to provide training to an entire staff. Can be used as part of CDA training requirements. A training guide for early childhood educators working in childcare centers and schools in the United States. Includes an evaluation for continuing education hours.
  • This course satisfies the licensing requirement for the 8 hours of pre-service and orientation before starting in a classroom. The booklet can be used by one staff person. To get a center license contact kate@TexasDirector.org
  • What a Director needs to know about creating emergency preparedness plans. Includes information about:
    • disease outbreaks
    • natural disasters
    • intruder plans
    Creating your emergency plan can be daunting. This training package takes it step-by-step to make it approachable.
  • If you give medications at your center, this training will help you avoid related liability issues.
  • 50 hours of business management training. You are *almost* qualified to be a Director but you still need business management training. Choose this course if you need a broad ranch of business management training. This course covers some marketing*, staff management, finances, business structure, and leadership skills. * there is some overlap with the marketing packet
  • Working with parents can be a challenging part of the job of a Director. This training walks through methods for dealing with 10 common challenges.
  • A 10 hour self-study course to help Directors and managers to lead their team. The course covers examining your leadership style, creating the culture for your team, building your team's value & coaching the team.
  • 21 strategies to deal with the toxic clients at your center. Try one, try a few, try them all. Help them change their ways, change their attitude or change their location. Your center will never be the same again. And that is a good thing! 6 hours of training with sample letters, scripts and a whole lot of confidence!
  • A 2-hour packet of training topics include:
    • Child Teacher Interaction
    • Professionalism
  • Meets the Texas requirement for annual training on disease prevention, including immunization.
  • Un fin de semana y 20 horas en casa: date la oportunidad de personalizar tu aprendizaje según tu programa. Si le gusta trabajar conceptos con un grupo pequeño o hacer una lluvia de ideas sobre formas de mejorar su programa o plan, esta es la clase que desea considerar. Los estudiantes del fin de semana comienzan a aprender según su horario y luego se reúnen con un grupo pequeño para profundizar en el material. Trabajan juntos para idear pasos orientados a la acción para comenzar su mandato como director en sus propios términos. Haz clic y llena este formulario: Formulario de contacto del Director
  • Are you an aspiring Child Care Director in Texas? Our 50-hour online training program covers the essential child development topics required for licensing qualifications, allowing you to excel in your role and meet Texas licensing standards. Learn from expert instructors, network with peers, and gain the knowledge and skills needed to ensure the safety and well-being of children in your care. Enroll today and kickstart your career in child care leadership.
  • Get your annual training hours delivered to you. Half of the hours will be instructor-led in monthly online trainings in a webinar format. If you miss the training, you can watch the replay and ask questions via email or in a private Facebook group.
  • Infant Curriculum & Learning Basics is an exploration of what is needed in curriculum for infants. In addition to an explanation of the developmental needs of young infants, mobile infant & toddlers, the course includes a wealth of activities to begin writing your own curriculum. Infant Curriculum & Learning Basics is a combination of the practical and theoretical. It combines them in a way to support beginning teachers, inform experienced teachers, and provide resources for every teacher.
  • Your annual transportation training for Directors. This training can also be used by managers.
  • A 2-hour training focusing on helping children with a learning disability. It addresses how to:
    • spot a learning challenge
    • help the family get screening
    • help the family get accommodations & services
    • the school district.


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