~ 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!
AROUND THE WAY TRAINING CONSULTANTS
HOUSTON, TEXAS 77231
Phone# 832-231-1403 or 832-964-3026
Website: aroundthewaytc.com Fax 713-433-0494
CDA/Director Credential Application
(As you want it to appear on your certificate)
Ph#: _____________________________________ Cell #: ______________________________________
e-mail address: _________________________________________________________________________
Employer:______________________________________ Ph#: ___________________________________
Application: Initial___________ Renewal_____________ Accepted___________ Denied____________
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