Quality Initiatives for Providers

Workforce Solutions of the Concho Valley strives to help child care providers improve the quality of child care in our 13 county coverage area by proving training opportunities and technical  assistance of a child development specialist.

Child Development Specialist provides:

  • On-site individual teacher coaching and classroom demonstration.
  • Access to a variety of early childhood resources
  • Help with curriculum planning and implementation
  • Coordination of child care trainings
  • Assistance with classroom enhancement and design assistance
  • Utilize assessment tools to improve classroom environment and climate
  • Prepare providers for Texas Rising Star application and assessment process
Upcoming Trainings

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Texas Rising Star Providers 
 
A Texas Rising Star (TRS) Provider is a child care provider that has an agreement with a Local Workforce Development Board’s (Board's) child care contractor to serve Texas Workforce Commission (TWC)-subsidized children and that voluntarily meets requirements that exceed the State's Minimum Child Care Licensing (CCL) Standards. TRS Certification is available to Licensed Center, and Licensed and Registered Child Care Home providers who meet the certification criteria. The TRS Provider certification system offers three levels of certification (Two-Star, Three-Star, and Four-Star) to encourage providers to attain progressively higher certification requirements leading to a Four-Star level. 

http://www.twc.state.tx.us/svcs/childcare/texas-rising-star-provider-certification.html

The following 5 child care providers have completed Texas Rising Star Provider certification.  Child Care Services thanks them for their dedicated participation in this program!!

Eden Community Child Care Center- Eden, TX     (4-Star)

Goodfellow AFB Early Childhood Development Center- GAFB, TX     (4-Star)

Goodfellow AFB School Age Program- GAFB, TX     (4-Star)

Little Folks Dude Ranch- San Angelo, TX      (4-Star)

Steady Steps Children's Weekday Ministry- Mason, TX     (3-Star)