Child Care Licensing (Texas)
State Department of Family and Protective Services
Mail Code E-550
P.O. Box 149030
Austin, TX 78714-9030
Phone: (512) 438-3269
Toll-Free: (800) 862-5252
Fax: (512) 339-5872
Website: http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Child_Care/About_Child_Care_Licensing/def ...
Networx trainings are accepted by the Texas Early Childhood Professional Development System for Pre-Service Training
Caregivers hired after September 1, 2011:
Must receive twenty-four (24) hours of Pre-Service training. Eight (8) hours are required before a caregiver is given responsibility for a group of children and the remaining sixteen (16) hours must be completed within 90 days of employment.
The following three (3) courses will provide you with nine (9) hours toward your twenty-four (24) hours.
Child Development - Core Competency area #1
Positive Guidance - Core Competency area #2
Developmentally Appropriate Practice - Core Competency area #3