All of ChildCareEd's courses are accepted by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) in accordance with their continuing education requirement for all childcare providers. ChildCareEd is accredited by the International Association for Education and Training (IACET) and has on staff several Registered Trainers with the Texas Early Childhood Professional Development System (TECPDS) (Trainer IDs# 89912, #114259, #89900, #89901). In addition, our online courses are available in multiple languages (excluding media) such as Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Urdu, Farsi, and others. Need group registrations for your staff or onsite training? Contact us at 1-833-(2-TEACH-1) for discounts and availability.

The following are required preservice trainings in the state of Texas:

H&H (ChildCareEd) is approved to offer required preservice training's such as:

24-Hour Texas Pre-Service: includes the requirements necessary to provide care for children of all ages, including those younger than 24 months. 
Texas Primary Caregiver Qualification: Seventy-two clock hours of training in child development and 30 clock hours in management.
Texas Director Credential: 150 clock hours of child development and 150 clock hours of management.
Transportation Safety: includes the requirements necessary to transport children whose chronological or developmental age is younger than nine years old. 
1-Hour Abuse and Neglect Training: designed to fulfill the one hour of child abuse and neglect training required for childcare providers in Texas. 
CDA: can be used as a substitute for preservice training.

Annual training for all providers must be relevant to the age of the children being cared for and include a minimum of 20% instructor-led training. H&H (ChildCareEd) offers both self-instruction courses and instructor-led courses.

H&H (ChildCareEd) is approved to offer required annual training's such as:

30-Hour Texas Home Provider Annual (instructor-led and online: training is a combination of 18 hours of self-paced online learning and 6 hours of virtual classroom learning)
30-Hour Texas Director Annual (online: 30 hours of self-paced online learning, or instructor-led and online: training is a combination of 24 hours of self-paced online learning and 6 hours of virtual classroom learning.)
24-Hour Texas Teacher Annual (online: 24 hours of self-paced online learning, or instructor-led and online: training is a combination of 18 hours of self-paced online learning and 6 hours of virtual classroom learning.  

*Please contact your local Child Care Licensing office to confirm these courses meet all necessary requirements as standards are subject to change.*

Administrators! Are you looking to purchase hours for your staff? ChildCareEd offers the Group Admin Program and Subscription Services, which make it easy and affordable to make group purchases.

Group Admin Program

The Group Admin Program allows you to purchase clock hours at a flat price and then assign classes to staff members. This gives you control over your budget and training plan. Purchase hours for staff to ensure they complete their training requirements.

Use our Group Admin Feature and receive the following benefits:

  • Record-keeping tools to manage continuing education requirements
  • Group Administrators can see their staff's progress in assigned courses as well as test scores
  • Purchase bulk hours with discounted Subscription Services
  • Refunded hours if staff leave and do not finish courses
  • Add or remove staff as needed
  • Assign training to individuals or the entire team
  • Print administrator copies of certificates

Subscription Services

With Subscription Services, you can purchase training hours at a low one-time cost. There are three tiers to choose from, depending on your needs:

  • Basic: Unlimited online training
  • CDA Plus: Unlimited online training plus all CDA online training courses
  • Instructor-Led: Unlimited online training, plus all CDA online training courses, and one Virtual Class each month led by a trained Educational Specialist

To view the course selection available for each of our subscription services, please click on View Courses List under each here: https://www.childcareed.com/subscriptions.html.

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