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
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.