STEP ONE: Please select the online training module you would like to study. The file will open either as a .pdf file or a web page that you will read. You are welcome to save this file to your computer to refer back to.
STEP TWO: When you are finished reading through the training materials, click on the link to the right and submit the worksheets online. YOU MUST ENTER A VALID EMAIL ADDRESS ON THE WORKSHEET TO GET A CERTIFICATE. We strongly encourage a pre-school email address rather than a personal email address. Please check your SPAM folder if you do not receive a certificate by email.
STEP THREE: When your worksheet is completed, you will be directed to a payment link.
You should receive a copy of your worksheets, along with your training certificate, within 24-hours, however it may take up to 72-hours. Online trainings are manually reviewed by Tym the Trainer, they are not computer generated.
Certificates will not be emailed until the online worksheet and the payment is received.
If you have any questions or problems with the online training, please contact Tym at
Schools may set up a account for staff online trainings. Your school will be billed each month for online trainings completed. Once your application is approved, you will be assigned an account number. When participants complete an online training, they click below the green star where is states "Online accounts holders click here." They will enter your account number on the online worksheet. Once the worksheet is submitted, no further action is required.
746.1309(h) No more than 80% of the annual training hours may be obtained through self-instructional training. No more than three hours of the self-instructional training may come from a person reading written material or watching a video on their own.
This is intended to cap an individuals ability to claim training hours for going to the library and reading a book on Child Development and claiming “XXX” # of hours or watching a documentary on child care, reading multiple articles in a child care magazine and claiming excessive amounts of training hours.
Online modules or created independent learning should be developed with the items in 746.1317. All trainings must include:
Specifically stated learning objectives;
A curriculum, which includes experiential or applied activities;
An evaluation/assessment tool to determine whether the person has obtained the information necessary to meet the stated objectives; and
A certificate of successful completion from the training course.
All the trainings offered on this website meet the requirements above and would not fall into the 3 hours mentioned in 746.1309(h)
Annual Staff Training, Director Training and New Hire/Preservice Training
If you have questions about any material covered in a online trainings, call or email us!
Tym the Trainer Hotline: 972-200-0504
Overview of Updated Minimum Standards
NEW RULES Effective 4/15/2017 View this one-hour recorded webinar that reviews the new rules published on the Texas Registry.
10 Principles of Discipline This pre-recorded webinar will start by going over the difference between discipline and punishment. Then participants will learn about the 10 principles of discipline in the classroom ~ $10 per participant ~
Age Appropriate Activities Learn about appropriate activities for each stage in a child's development in this 2-hour training. This topic can also be used towards your Texas pre service training hours for new employees. ~ $10 per participant ~
Budgets and Profit/Loss Statements This online training will go through a sample 3-part budget. Step one is on revenue line items, step two discusses payroll management and payroll hours, and step three is on operating expenses. 3-hour training. ~ $15 per participant ~
Marketing 101 Learn about marketing techniques to help grow your early education program in this 2-hour pre-recorded webinar. (webinar is one-hour in length plus time to complete your worksheet) ~ $10 per participant ~
Overview of Minimum Standards:Basic Care Requirements for Infants This training will require participants to study the basic care requirements for infants and answer detailed questions about the chapter.
Overview of Minimum Standards - Basic Care Requirements for Toddlers This module will require participants to study the basic care requirements for toddlers and answer detailed questions about the chapter.
NOTE: You will only need to read pages 4 and 79-81 in the minimum standards for this 2-hour training.
Overview of Minimum Standards - Basic Care Requirements for Pre-Kindergarten This module will require participants to study the basic care requirements for pre-kindergarten and answer detailed questions about the chapter. NOTE: You will only need to read pages 83-85 in the minimum standards for this 2-hour training.
Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect This training meets the new training requirements for child abuse and neglect effective September 1, 2011 Learn what to look for to determine cases of abuse in this 2-hour training. ~ $10 per participant ~
Social Media Do's and Don'ts This pre-recorded webinar recorded on July 28, 2015 covers the exciting world of social media and what you can and cannot do to protect your school. ~ $10 per participant ~
Working with Interrupting and Pesty Children Having trouble with one-on-one time due to that one child that wants all of your attention? This training will discuss simple tips to help you in the classroom. 1-hour training. ~ $5 per participant ~
No liability is assumed with respect to the use of the information contained herein. The authors and publisher assumes no responsibility for errors and omissions. Nor is any liability assumed for damages resulting from the use of the information contained herein. It is not intended as legal advice. This information is intended to be used as a guide and users should consult with local legal counsel for applicable advice regarding applicability of provided language to their specific program and/or regarding any changes they make thereto.
You will be directed to the Payment Center AFTER you have completed your online worksheets.