Director's Credentialing Program

Child Care Council of Greater Houston, Inc.

Director's Credentialing Class

April 30, 2022, thru August 20, 2022

Director’s Credential classes are for Early Childhood Professionals who desire to fulfill the requirements to be a Director of a Licensed Childcare facility in the state of Texas.

Note: The Director's Credentialing Certificate has to be renewed every two years per Child Care Licensing Minimum Standards.

Minimum Standard §746.1015-6

(100 hours - 4 months minimum, 6 months maximum)

Class # 134 begins on April 30, 2022 thru August 20, 2022. ( 14 weeks which includes two additional classes for an exit interview and pass a written and oral final assessment.

Classes are held on Saturdays from 8:00 am to 12:00 p.m. Students must attend all classes in person.

To be eligible to take this course you must comply with the following requirements.

(1) 21 years of age or older

(2) Must have a High School diploma or equivalent

(3) You must have two years verifiable work experience in child care compliant with Minimum Standards

§746.1015-6.

Cost: $1,000.

(Payment schedule: $300 non-refundable registration fee due on or before April 30, 2022, $350.00 due by June 11, 2022 and $350.00 ,July 22, 2022.

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The Curriculum

The comprehensive curriculum is designed to meet the requirements of minimum standard §746.1015-6 which requires business management and child development components. The engagement of child development and business management in the context of a licensed center will be interactive and project-based for all who choose to embark on the professional development journey.

The Instructors

The course will be taught by Early Childhood Development Specialists registered with the Texas Early Childhood Professional Development System (TECPDS) with standard and Master designation.

Enrollment

Please register online with a minimum non refundable registration fee of $300.00. To register online click on REGISTRATION

Classes are in alignment with the Texas Early Care Core Competencies. Visit the website

TOPICS

Child Development Learning Objectives (each topic – 4 hrs)

1. Ages and Stages of Development

2. Safety

3. Health

4. The Learning Environment

5. Guidance

6. Parent Relations

7. Observation Techniques/Skills

8. Community

Business Management Learning Objectives (each topic – 4 hours)

9. Basic Management Concepts

10. Basic Management Skills as they apply to Childcare Business

11. Managing an effective Day Care Program

12. Competency Review

Examination