Texas Child Care Leadership Academy

Texas Child Care Leadership Academy

Build your leadership skills and advance quality in your child care center 

The Texas Child Care Leadership Academy is designed to increase administrators’ capacity to lead teams towards program excellence. You will be challenged to think differently as you engage in thought-provoking activities, in-depth discussions, and valuable peer interactions. Whether you’re a novice- or master-level center director, you’ll discover new ways to inspire a thriving work climate and promote teacher retention by using leadership skills to guide your program’s direction, achieve goals, build trust and create passion. 

The Texas Child Care Leadership Academy is available in limited areas. Find which of the Leadership Academy offerings match your location. 

Training includes:

  • Interactive training sessions 
  • Professional Learning Community virtual sessions
  • The Director’s Toolbox Management textbook series and instructional materials
  • Pre-Post administrations and analysis of the Early Childhood Work Environment Survey 
  • Program Quality Improvement Plan and Mini Grant
  • Registration and hotel accommodations to attend Together4Children’s Voices of Empowerment Leadership Symposium
  • Attendance stipend (rules apply)
  • Mentor support

Eligibility

  • Child Care Center Owners, Directors and Assitant Directors of Early Learning Program who are located in the targeted Workforce Board Areas
  • Early Learning Program has a subsidy agreement with their local Workforce Development Board
  • Early Learning Program is not on adverse action with their local Workforce Development Board
  • Early Learning Program does not have more than 15 deficiencies at the time the training starts
  • Early Learning Program does not have a notice of freeze with the Texas Workforce Commission
  • Early Learning Program is not on corrective action with the Texas Health and Human Services Child Care Licensing

 

Meet & Greet Informational Sessions

For Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area, Capital Area, and Brazos Valley Area

Join us for a Meet & Greet in-person or virtual session and learn about the Texas Child Care Leadership Academy for owners, directors, and assistant directors. This nationally recognized training is free!

Each participant attending an in-person training will be required to read and sign a Safety Agreement Form and a COVID-19 Waiver Form before entering the training room. COVID-19 protocols will be followed to promote safety including requiring temperature checks, facial masks, and maintaining social distancing. 

 

Register for one Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area Meet & Greet Session:

You must fill out the Academy Eligibility Form prior to the session. 

 

Register for one Workforce Solutions Capital Area Meet & Greet Session:

You must fill out the Academy Eligibility Form prior to the session. 


Workforce Solutions Brazos Valley Area Meet & Greet Session:

You must fill out the Academy Eligibility Form prior to the session.

 

For more information, call 512-680-0793 or email kathyk@together4children.org. In partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission. Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request individuals with disabilities.