Training Opportunities

Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas is excited to offer new trainings for child care providers in 2018! Providers can choose from individual training workshops or opt to complete the entire program and receive their Child Development Associate (CDA) certification. With a variety of training topics there is something for the first time caregiver and the experienced facility owner. 

Individual trainings now open for registration! Scroll down to learn more, or view the schedule for upcoming dates.

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Child Development Associate Credential Program

The Child Development Associate (CDA) program includes 120 hours of Early Childhood training covering eight subject areas and six competencies. There will be 81 hours of classroom training and an additional commitment to complete 39 hours of on-the-job practical application including activity documentation. View the flyer for details!

*The CDA training program for 2018 is full and no longer accepting registrations*

Registration fee:


The cost to register for the CDA program is $35.
Payment is due at the time of registration, and eligible for refund upon completion of the program.


Who can participate?


Caregivers who currently meet minimum requirements of the CDA Council to be eligible to take the CDA test, and are willing to actively participate in CDA preparation for assessment.


Participants will receive:


A full scholarship covering the cost of the test ($425 value), and an additional $75 incentive after receiving CDA Certification from the Council.

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Individual Child Care Provider Trainings

A very limited number of spots are available for Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas providers to attend classes outside of the CDA credential program. These trainings are only offered as individual courses for training hours. Registrations are accepted one month at a time for trainings offered within that month. Please check back periodically for specific course selections to open.

Registration fee: 


Basic individual courses - $5
Courses with provided materials - $10
Payment is due at the time of registration. Training spots will not be secured until payment is made.

That's a wrap on the 2018 training schedule! Stay tuned for upcoming opportunities!

Registration is still open for provider training! 
There is a $5 sign up fee due before a spot can be secured.
Registration is still open for provider training! 
There is a $5 sign up fee due before a spot can be secured.
Registration is still open for provider training! 
There is a $5 sign up fee due before a spot can be secured.
Registration is still open for provider training! 
There is a $5 sign up fee due before a spot can be secured.

Questions?


Contact Mindy Ross, Child Care Quality Specialist at Mindy.Ross@workforcesystem.org or (325) 795-4309.