30 Hour Texas Director Annual - zoom/in-person

30 Hour Texas Director Annual - $99

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**This is a BLENDED training with online and instructor-led components**

This course is designed for directors working in a licensed child care facility or a Primary Caregiver of a licensed child care home in Texas. This course fulfills the annual 30 hour training requirement including:

  • Required training topics:
    • Child Growth and Development 
    • Responsive Interactions and Guidance 
    • Learning Environments, Planning Framework, Curriculum, and Standards 
    • Supporting Skill Development
    • Diversity and Dual Language Learners 
    • Family and Community Relationships 
    • Health, Safety, and Nutrition 
    • Professionalism and Ethics
    • Establishing and Maintaining an Effective Organization
    • Business and Operations Management 
    • Human Resource Leadership and Development 
  • Requirements necessary to provide care for children of all ages, including those younger than 24 months of age
  • Instructor-led training requirement

Course format:

  • Online training: 24 hours of online self-paced training. 
  • Instructor-led training: Two 3 hour instructor-led sessions using the Zoom platform totaling 6 hours. Instructor-led trainings could include any of the topic areas listed above. Please read the class notes for each session to choose your preferred training topics.

Upon registration, you may immediately access the online portion of your training.

B. Objectives / Learning Outcomes:
By the end of this training, the learner will be able to:
  1. Identify different types of risk management common in child care.
  2. Explain the importance of using contracts and employee training & screening procedures.
  3. Identify strategies to assist children with food allergies/feeding concerns.
  4. Identify strategies for integrating culture and diversity into an infant and toddler program
  5. Define and identify the components of developmentally appropriate practice
  6. Identify the importance of professional development for child care professionals and strategies to make meaningful choices.
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of brain development in young children.
  8. Identify materials and equipment for childcare programs that meet the needs of specific age groups in both shared or permanent space and align with the programs curriculum
  9. Demonstrate an understanding of the necessary content of employee and parent contracts
  10. Identify staff evaluation tools and evaluation timelines that will assist with staff supervision and monitoring performance
  11. Identify stages and milestones of development for ages 1 to 5
  12. Identify community organizations that have training programs available that focus on child abuse.
  13. Demonstrate understanding of the roles and responsibilities of an administrator in a child care program.
  14. Describe positive discipline strategies to use in the classroom.
  15. Demonstrate understanding of strategies that utilize good time management practices for teachers and child care providers.
  16. Recognizing and preventing shaken baby syndrome
  17. Describe the meaning of positive discipline in the classroom.
  18. Identify ways to examine child behavior to prepare for guidance.
  19. Identify ways to help parents and infants/toddlers handle separation and attachment.
  20. Identify vehicle safety hazards that pose a major threat to children.
  21. Define healthy practices to mitigate the spread of germs and decrease the likelihood of SIDS in infants and toddlers.
  22. Identify procedures that will promote a safe environment (indoor and outdoor).
  23. Identify curriculums specific to children birth through age three
  24. Identify different types of barriers for mixed ages with disabilities and ways to adapt curriculum to fit their needs.
  25. Demonstrate understanding of appropriate interaction with infants and toddlers.
  26. Demonstrate an understanding of how positive guidance promotes sound social and emotional development.
  27. Identify appropriate practice for the identification, prevention, and treatment of communicable diseases in childcare.
  28. Demonstrate understanding of positive alternatives of timeouts and certain disciplining techniques based on best practices.
  29. Describe the proper procedures of medication administration including: authorizations forms, documentation, storage, training, emergent issues, and resources.
  30. Give examples of ways to apply and model ethical behavior and professional integrity with staff and administrators.
  31. Identify the nutritional needs of children aged four and above.
  32. Define social emotional development in young children
  33. Describe the components of emergency preparedness in the child care setting.
  34. Identify the key elements of an effective staff mentor program.
  35. Identify necessary information and format for a business plan
  36. Identify budget line items and basic budget development strategies
  37. Identify resources that will assist with record keeping
  38. Demonstrate appropriate/effective responses as they relate to a variety of typical child care scenarios.

No prerequisites are required for the completion of this course.

Information about this training

Hours breakdown

24 hours online/ 6 hours instructor-led

Topics / Categories

Center director

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