~Around The Way Training Consultants~ 
9:30am - 2:30pm  Monday-Friday & Weekends By Appointment Only
 Texas Trainer Registry #'s 1327 & 2463     
Office Phone # : (832) 243-4540                                 
Director's Credential Classes   6-8pm
Check Out Our Event Calendar
Around the way training center
7324 southwest freeway * suite 228 Houston, tx  77074
All Self-Instructional Clock Hours on Sale $3.50 each

~ Childcare Professional Development Clock Hours ~

Join us for a day of learning and fun at one of our scheduled workshops, or give us a call to schedule an in house training for your staff, parents or home. See our Event Calendar for up coming workshop dates.


~Daycare Start-Up Consultation~


~ Teacher / Director Consultation ~


~ The Texas Director's Credential ~

~ Director's Credential Renewal ~

Prospective Student Eligibility Requirements

1. 21 years of age or older.
2. Hold a high school diploma or the equivalent.
3. Able to read, write & understand the language, in which the lessons are taught. 
4. 2 years of experience working with young children (ages 6 & below) within the past 5 years in a state-licensed home or center setting.
5. Meet at least one of the combinations of education & experience required by Texas DFPS Childcare Licensing to become a Childcare Director in Texas.
6. Submit an application.
7. Valid proof of official pictured identification. (Driver's license, Military ID, etc...)
8. Valid proof of College Hours, Clock Hours &/or CEU's.
9. $75 non-refundable deposit. (This deposit is included in your total.)
10.Obtain a current Texas DFPS Childcare Licensing Minimum Standards Manual.         

Total Hours of Training: 180           ~        10 Projects           ~ 2Exams

Applicants Accepted Anytime 

Call us now to start your certification!    Copy & Print Application Below!


P.O.BOX 31052


Phone# 832-231-1403 or 832-964-3026  

Website: aroundthewaytc.com         Fax 713-433-0494

E-mail: aroundthewaytc@gmail.com


CDA/Director Credential Application

Name: ________________________________________________________________________________

(As you want it to appear on your certificate)


Ph#: _____________________________________  Cell #: ______________________________________

e-mail address: _________________________________________________________________________

Employer:______________________________________ Ph#: ___________________________________

Address: ______________________________________________________________________________

Application: Initial___________  Renewal_____________   Accepted___________ Denied____________


Eligibility Requirements:

     All Applicants must have and provide a copy of the following;

     H.S.Diploma or it’s Equivalent (GED)

     Valid Drivers’s License or Other Gov. Issued ID

     Verifiable working experience in early childcare within the past 5 years   

      (480 hours for CDA and 2 years for Director)


Class Requirements and Attendance:

All Applicants must adhere to the following:

     Complete all _____ Hours of instruction (120 for CDA  180 for Director)

     Be on time to class ( if absent must makeup date asap)

     Pass all tests with a score of 78% or greater



Cost for Class is $ ______________, Deposit: $ ____________  Total: $ ____________

Acceptable forms of payment include: Cash, Money Order, debit/credit card or Pay Pal  (sorry no personal checks accepted)

Make payments to: Around The Way Training Consultants.

Applicants must submit a nonrefundable fee of  $ _________ ( to be added to total cost if accepted to program) at least 1 week prior to start of training. Any refunds may be granted on an individual basis.


I have read and understand the requirements needed to complete this credential course. The information I have provided is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any falsifications may be grounds for immediate dismissal from the course and revocation of any credential that may have been issued. I am completely and solely liable for any inconsistencies and understand that if  dismissed after the third day  of class there will be no refunds of any amount.


PLEASE INDICATE THE AGE THE CENTER PROVIDES CARE FOR : Infants_____ Toddlers_____ Pre-School_____ School Age_____ After School_____

Drop In_____ Get Well Care_____ Summer______



_______________________________________________           _________________________________

Applicants Signature                                                                                                   Date                               


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~Childcare Caregiver Services~