• 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.
  • Sale!

    16 Hour Pre-Service Training Course

    Original price was: $35.00.Current price is: $0.00.
    A comprehensive 16-hour online Texas Childcare Preservice class is designed specifically for new caregivers. This essential training covers everything you need to know to ensure you meet the state's standards in your first 90 days.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
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