Use our courses toward a CDA Credential and for for NAC and CDA renewal.
Click for more information: National Childcare Credentials.
Click to learn how a CDA Credential can benefit you in Texas.
All Care Courses are accepted by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS) for training requirements for those who work in child care centers, school age and before and after school programs, and registered and licensed child care homes. This includes clock hours for directors, operation directors, site directors, program directors, caregivers, primary caregivers, assistant caregivers, substitute caregivers, substitutes and volunteers.
Care Courses are accepted by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS) in accordance with their continuing education requirement for all childcare providers according to §746.1317/§747.1315. Review the Texas self-instruction training requirements to learn how many hours of self-instruction courses you may use per year.
Click here to learn more about Care Courses that are accepted for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) training requirements.
All Care Courses are approved by the Texas Early Childhood Professional Development System (TECPDS) registry. Care Courses' trainer (Joanna Spilioti) Texas workforce registry number is 94618.
Need a specific Texas SIDS, preservice, director license, or transportation safety requirement? Specific Texas requirements are listed below.
Learn how you can use Care Courses to become a child care center director in Texas. Need management or child development training for your directors credential? Per §746.1037, 50 clock hours or five CEUs of Care Courses training may be substituted for every three college credit hours required in child development or management. Check out our course options below!
Complete 24 of your 30 annual training hours as a director with Care Courses. Per §746.1311, directors must complete 30 hours of annual training that is relavent to the age of the children for which the child-care center provides care. At least 6 clock hours of annual training must cover child growth and development, guidance and discipine, curriculum, teacher-child interaction or special needs. Check out our course listing for information on the topics our courses cover.
Annual training hours for directors must also cover the following areas:
Our courses may also be used by foster parents in Texas for annual training requirements. Please email info@CareCourses.com for details.
For those of you interested in starting a daycare center or home-based childcare facility in Texas, please contact your state licensing agency using the contact information below. The licensing agency can give you advice on the requirements, rules and regulations of your state.
Phone: (800) 862-5252 or (512) 438-4800Local Child Care Licensing Offices Contact Information