30 hour Texas Director Annual ONLINE - online course

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30 hour Texas Director Annual ONLINE - $99

IACET accredit provider CEUs

3 CEUs


Continue being the center director every parent wants leading their child’s caregiving team, and every caregiver wants to work with! This 30 hour, online training is designed specifically to help you meet your annual requirements toward continuing as a superstar director!

Do you believe that your time is valuable and it shouldn’t be spent having to piece together a dozen or more trainings and certificates, only to wonder if you’ve met the requirements? We think so and to prove it, we’ve created this all-in-one training for just that reason!

Oh, and it gets better… not only will you save time and hassle, you’ll save money!

If taken individually, these trainings are valued at $246, yet as a single solution, it’s available for you for just $99!!

This training provides 30 clock hours of annual training as required by Rule §746.1311 of the Texas Administrative Code regarding, “What areas of training must the annual training for my child-care center director cover??

This training includes the requirements necessary to provide care for children of all ages, including those younger than 24 months of age.

For more information please refer to the Minimum Standards for Child-Care Centers published by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, Child Care Regulation.

B. Objectives / Learning Outcomes:
By the end of this training, the learner will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate understanding of positive alternatives of timeouts and certain disciplining techniques based on best practices.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of strategies that utilize good time management practices for teachers and child care providers.
  3. Identify different types of risk management common in child care.
  4. Explain the importance of using contracts and employee training & screening procedures.
  5. Identify vehicle safety hazards that pose a major threat to children.
  6. Describe the meaning of positive discipline in the classroom.
  7. Describe positive discipline strategies to use in the classroom.
  8. Define healthy practices to mitigate the spread of germs and decrease the likelihood of SIDS in infants and toddlers.
  9. Demonstrate an understanding of brain development in children birth through age three.
  10. Demonstrate understanding of appropriate interaction with infants and toddlers.
  11. Identify procedures that will promote a safe environment (indoor and outdoor).
  12. Identify strategies to assist children with food allergies/feeding concerns.
  13. Identify appropriate practice for the identification, prevention, and treatment of communicable diseases in childcare.
  14. Identify the signs of child abuse and neglect.
  15. Demonstrate an understanding of the ADA.
  16. Identify strategies for integrating culture and diversity into an infant and toddler program
  17. Identify ways to help parents and infants/toddlers handle separation and attachment.
  18. Identify curriculums specific to children birth through age three
  19. Demonstrate an understanding of developmentally appropriate practices for infants and toddlers with developmental, emotional, cognitive, language and/or physical needs.
  20. Define and identify the components of developmentally appropriate practice
  21. Give examples of ways to apply and model ethical behavior and professional integrity with staff and administrators.
  22. Identify ways to examine child behavior to prepare for guidance.
  23. Define social emotional development in young children
  24. Describe the primary learning centers and their components.
  25. Identify the importance of professional development for child care professionals and strategies to make meaningful choices.
  26. Identify the key elements of an effective staff mentor program.
  27. List the steps to complete a report on abuse and neglect.
  28. List which professions are mandated reporters.
  29. Identify the nutritional needs of children aged four and above.
  30. Demonstrate an understanding of how positive guidance promotes sound social and emotional development.
  31. Describe the proper procedures of medication administration including: authorizations forms, documentation, storage, training, emergent issues, and resources.
  32. 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
  33. Explain when to report child abuse
  34. Identify necessary information and format for a business plan
  35. Demonstrate an understanding of the necessary content of employee and parent contracts
  36. Define culture and cultural competency
  37. Identify staff evaluation tools and evaluation timelines that will assist with staff supervision and monitoring performance
  38. Demonstrate an understanding of inclusionary practices.
  39. Demonstrate understanding of how to assess and meet the needs of children with special needs.
  40. Identify stages and milestones of development for ages 1 to 5
  41. Recognizing and preventing shaken baby syndrome
  42. Describe the components of emergency preparedness in the child care setting.
  43. Identify community organizations that have training programs available that focus on child abuse.
  44. Demonstrate appropriate/effective responses as they relate to a variety of typical child care scenarios.
  45. Demonstrates understanding of the ADA and how it applies to childcare programs
  46. Identify resources that will assist with record keeping
  47. Identify budget line items and basic budget development strategies
C. Learning Methodology: Online material will be presented in the form of slides, accompanied with speech. Videos will be used to demonstrate ideas and concepts. Charts and tables will be used for illustration.

D. Prerequisites: No prerequisites are required for the completion of this course.

E. Proprietary or conflict of interest disclosure: Unless otherwise stated in the course description none of H & H subject matter experts and editor has any conflict or proprietary interests related to the material they prepared in this course.

F. Logistics/Required Technology: A stable internet connection is required for the completion of this course. Users are highly encouraged to take their online course on Google Chrome on either a laptop or desktop computer. Speakers and/or headphones are also required to hear speech.

G. Learning Assessment Method: Learners will be assessed through questions after every section is completed. Learners will not be allowed to proceed to the next section of the training until all questions have been answered correctly. Learners will be presented with a final test composed of true/false and multiple choice questions. Upon successful completion of the training, learners will receive their certificate by email.

H. Criteria to earn CEUs:
Certificates are awarded when the following criteria have been met by the learner:
  1. Class has been paid in full
  2. All material has been reviewed
  3. All review questions and final test have been completed with a passing score of 80% or higher.
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J. Payment Policy:
Payments need to be made in full. No refunds will be issued after starting the class.
K. Please read carefully:

You are purchasing a session of an online training that includes online assessments. Your certificate will be emailed to you once you pass the final exam with a passing grade of 80%.

Your certificate will bear the name you provided to us when you signed up. For support and questions regarding the material presented in this class please contact us at info@childcareed.com. Please consult our frequently asked questions page for other questions or feel free to contact us.

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