Director Class

Child Care Council of Greater Houston, Inc.

New Blended Learning Online & Classroom Directors Qualification Classes

Online professional development for early childhood professionals who desire to fulfill the requirements to be a director of a licensed childcare facility in the state of Texas.

Participants will learn at their own pace and mostly in the convenience of their own home. Although students must adhere to specific time frames for graduation, classes may be taken to accommodate work schedules and family commitments.

Minimum Standard §746.1015-A7

(360 certified hours and certification does not require to be renewed)

Class #124 begins on January 12, 2019 thru April 14, 2019 (and 2 additional follow-up classes for final assessment and exit interviews)

All Classes are held on Saturdays from 8:00 am to 11:00 a.m

For Qualification Certification:

Students must attend 12 Saturday classes (in person), do an exit interview, and pass a written and oral final assessment.

Cost: $800 for the classes

(Payment schedule: $300 non-refundable deposit due on or before January 12, 2019, $250 due by February 23, 2019, and $250 due by March 23, 2019)


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The Curriculum
The comprehensive curriculum is designed to meet the requirements of minimum standard §746.1015-A7 which requires business management and child development components. The engagement of child development and business management in the context of a licensed center will be interactive and project-based for all who choose to embark on the professional development journey.

The Instructors
The course will be taught by Early Childhood Development Specialists registered with the Texas Early Childhood Professional Development System (TECPDS) with standard and Master designation.

State Requirements
In order too qualify as a director with Child Care Council’s Director Qualification Course one must:

  • Be at least 21 years of age.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Have three years experience working in a licensed child care center as a director or a staff member.

The basic fee for the course is $800.00. This includes the class textbook and all handout materials. A $300.00 non refundable deposit is due before the course starts, the remaining payment of $500.00 is due on a payment schedule throughout the course.

Please register online with a minimum non refundable $300.00 deposit. To register online click on  Registration

Classes are in alignment with the Texas Early Care Core Competencies. Visit the website

Week 1 & 2       Maintaining an Effective Organization in a Licensed Child Care Facility

 Week 3 & 4       Maintaining a Healthy and Safe Environment in a Licensed Child Care Facility

 Week 5 & 6       Financial Management in a Licensed Child Care Facility

 Week 7 & 8       Personnel Management in a Licensed Child Care Facility

 Week 9 & 10     Implementing a Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum in a Licensed Child Care Facility

 Week 11 & 12   Instituting Family Centered Programming in a Licensed Child Care Facility

 The Location


Child Care Council
6220 Westpark, Suite 150
Houston, Texas  77057


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