As an Administrator of a child care program you are a leader amongst your staff, families and community regarding early childhood and quality care. Support resources specific to an administrator’s role in child care can sometimes be hard to find.
Some important resources or items to know to succeed as an early childhood leader are below:
Become a Child Care Services Provider with the Texas Workforce Commission local Workforce Board areas. Access additional information about Texas Workforce Commission including Child Care Data, State Plans and Reports, Regulations and Resources.
Interested in participating in Child Care Services and Texas Rising Star but unsure about the financial impact? Use the Revenue Calculator to see how financially beneficial being Texas Rising Star-certified could be for your program.
Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) – learn more about how the food program works, as well as healthy meal options
View your Child Care Regulation History and Information by completing a search for your child care program and reviewing recent inspection reports and public information about your program.
Ensure that a complete Background Check, including FBI Fingerprint screenings are done on every employee, substitute and volunteer that is in your program. Background checks must be done prior to hire and renewed every 5 years.
View for Child Care Regulation Technical Assistance Library information, advice, training and consultation to help comply with, maintain, and/or more effectively meet minimum standards and achieve program excellence.
Learn more about the Program Administration Scale (PAS) and how it can provide your program with informative guidance in bettering your business and management practices.