Early Care and Education Training and Consulting is proud to offer you the opportunity to get the training requirements needed to obtain your Texas Director Credential.
We are currently accepting registration for our 4-day Credential Course trainings.
The course is recognized by Texas Child Care Licensing and is designed to help you acquire the knowledge required to meet minimum standards for Directors as mandated by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.
Class meets Monday thru Thursday from 8:00am to 3:00pm
Participants must attend all 4 days
No absences are allowed
(Lunch is donated each day by our sponsors!)
Cost is $550.00 per person
Space will be limited!
2020 Director Credential Course Schedule
Time 8:00am to 3:00pm
“Live in front of a studio audience!”
Our popular 4-day course continues in 2020 as both an in-person and virtual event. For those who feel comfortable attending the in-person course, limited space will be made available at our training facility in Flower Mound, Texas. For those who wish to participate virtually, you can participate via Zoom.
Combo Live or Virtual Event
October 19-22, 2020
STEM Station at Flower Mound Early Care and Education at Forest Vista
601 Forest Vista
Flower Mound, Texas 75028
Requirements for Virtual Learning
In order to participate in our virtual class, the following requirements must be met by each participant.
Participant must have a working computer with sound.
Participant must have reliable internet.
Participant must be fully focused on the class and must be free from other assignments and duties. The assumption is that you are sitting in the classroom with the instructor.
Participant must be free from other distractions, such as children and/or caring for other individuals.
Participant must be signed into each webinar for the entire length of the course. Partial participation is not allowed.
Participant is required to participate in conversations, questions and polls.
Attendance will be taken randomly throughout the course. Participant must acknowledge their presence when called upon.
Participant must participate using their computer. Attendance via phone is not allowed.
Registration deadline for the Virtual Class is Tuesday, July 14th in order for your course work and materials to be shipped to you. Any registration recieved after July 14th your course work will be emailed to you and the participant will be responsible for printing the material, or you will have the option to pay for overnight shipping.
Classes are subject to change. Classes are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather OR if the minimum number of participants is not met. If Early Care and Eduaction cancels the class, a full refund will be given.
NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN IF PARTICIPANTS CANCEL Registered participants must cancel 2 weeks prior to the start date of class and will receive credit towards any classes or training modules available at tymthetrainer.com.
(office hours are Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm)
Training Outline Administration Minimum Standards and Current Legal Issues in Child Care Building Professional Relationships with Staff Early Child Development and Age Appropriate Activities Professional Relationships with Parents Overview of NAEYC Code of Ethics
Credential Process Complete the 4-day course Successfully complete a comprehensive examination Provide current training in CPR and First Aid Be at least 21 years of age and have a high school diploma Be in good standing with Child Care Licensing
To provide a comprehensive administrative training program in which an administrative (directors) credential is awarded.
To develop well-qualified, trained, and experienced individuals who have a passion for children and who have the necessary administrative, educational, and technical skills to direct and care for a licensed child care center or school.
To make available a formal process by which individuals can document the experience and acquire the knowledge required to meet the minimum standards for directors as mandated by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.
To encourage individual growth and development in all aspects of management and operations, to improve and provide the highest possible quality of programs for young children.
To promote professionalism in the field of early care and education and give managers the tools to do the same with their staff.