This program is provided at *no-cost to eligible providers.

Texas child care licensing recognizes it as a daycare administrator's credential which is one of the eligible paths to becoming an approved director of a child care center serving 13 or more children.

It can be used to train employees with an interest in center management in the future with no added cost to the center.
About the Program
ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) and Frog Street Press, LLC (Frog Street) have established an unparalleled partnership to collectively impact child care administration and business practices training throughout the State of Texas.
The Texas Child Care Administration and Business Practices Certificate is a 100 clock hour hybrid program designed to provide professional information for early childhood professionals seeking to further their skills and knowledge in the management of a child care center. It is a comprehensive course related to child care business and administration, designed to strengthen business practices, and provide improved quality of child care services.
The program is broken into six online Instructional Units that focus on the core areas of competency required to effective administer and manage a child care center and two (2) face-to-face coaching sessions.  These sessions are designed to allow participants to demonstrate practical application of the concepts learned throughout the program and each participant will culminate their learning with an executable Quality Improvement Plan that they can take back to their centers.
Who should take the program?
Child care management and staff who are employed and
recommended by Texas Rising Star (TRS) child care providers,
including but not limited to:
Other staff selected by the child care center director, for whom administrative, managerial, or supervisory duties comprise a minimum of 50% of their workload
The Benefits
Upon satisfactorily completing the
Texas Child Care Administration and
Business Practices Certificate program of study,
students will be able to:
Identify methods to create a positive and productive workplace;
Demonstrate the ability to develop leadership skills;
Identify methods to maintain a skilled, well-trained workforce;
Demonstrate advanced business administration and organizational skills specific to the child care industry;
Recognize indicators of quality care, including the TRS program indicators of effectiveness;
Identify methods to partner with parents to engage families in the early learning and
development of children
Approval Information
The Texas Child Care Administration and Business Practices Certificate satisfies Section 6 of Texas Administrative Code §746.1015 in that it is recognized by Texas Child Care Licensing as a day-care administrator's credential issued by a professional organization or educational institution and approved by Licensing based on criteria specified in Subchapter P of Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 745.

The Texas Child Care Administration and Business Practices Certificate program is provided at *no-cost to eligible providers. Priority of enrollment is given to employees in the following order:
1) Employees of 3- and 4-Star rated TRS providers;
2) Employees of 2-Star TRS rated providers;
3) Employees of enrolled TRS providers working
     towards TRS certification
*Funding provided by a grant from Texas Workforce Commission
Enrollment Process
Are you an employee of a 4-, 3-, or 2-Star rated provider?
Are you interested in enrolling? If so, here are your next steps:
· Complete a CCEI online enrollment application by clicking the Enroll Today button below.
o  When prompted, enter TX ADMIN in the
Promotional Code field to add the program to your cart.
o  When checking out, select Scholarship as the payment type and select
A CCEI representative will reach out to you to
confirm your enrollment and get you going.
Have Questions?
For more information about the program, contact CCEI Admissions at
or by phone at
800.499.9907, ext. 575
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