Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas (WSNCT) recognizes the need for additional funding to enhance child care provider training and improvements in child care centers and family child care homes.  Any provider with a current CCS Provider Agreement and within the North Central Texas Workforce Development Board area is eligible to participate in grant and scholarships opportunities.

Funding for grants and scholarships are made available by Texas Workforce Commission and Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas. Please check this website often, as grant and scholarship opportunities become available.

If you have any questions, please contact Morgan Armstrong at marmstrong@dfwjobs.com or 817-695-9149.


Leading With the Heart - Director Leadership Training

Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas is excited to host “Leading With Heart: Building a Strong Team and a Successful Center” training series for child care management staff at the North Central Texas Council of Governments building in Arlington, TX.  This training will be presented by Green Space Learning and Development.

May 16, May 31, June 5, and June 20

Directors will receive 24 hours of training.  Each training day will take place from 9:00am-4:00pm with an hour break for lunch on your own.  You must attend all four training sessions. Participants will receive a workbook and two books: Encouraging the Heart: A Leaders Guide to Rewarding and Recognizing Others by Barry Posner and James M. Kouzes and The Three R’s of Leadership: Building Effective Early Childhood Programs through Relationships, Reciprocal Learning, and Reflection by Julie King Biddle.

For more information about Green Space Learning and Development, please visit their website: https://www.greenspacetx.com/

This training is only available for Owners/Directors, Directors/Assistant Directors or Family Child Care Providers who have a current contract with Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas and whose facility resides in the Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas board area.

Meals, lodging, and transportation will not be reimbursed.
All applications must be received by 12:00pm CST- Friday, March 22, 2019.

Notification of scholarship awards will be provided no later than Friday, March 29, 2019.
Only 3 applications can be submitted per facility.

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Director’s Toolbox Training

Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas is excited to host a “Director’s Toolbox Management Series” for child care management staff at the ChildCareGroup Offices in Dallas, TX.  This training will be presented by ChildCareGroup.

June 4, June 18, June 25, July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30

Directors will receive 45.5 hours of training.  Each training day will take place from 9:00am-3:30pm with a working lunch.  You must attend all seven training sessions. Participants will receive a book to help navigate through the course and guide the curriculum.

This training is only available for Owners/Directors, Directors/Assistant Directors of child care centers who have a current contract with Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas and whose facility resides in the Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas board area.  This training series is not recommended for Family Child Care Homes.                                                       

Meals, lodging, and transportation will not be reimbursed.
All applications must be received by 12:00pm CST- Friday, March 22, 2019
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Notification of scholarship awards will be provided no later than Friday, March 29, 2019.
Only 3 applications can be submitted per facility.

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Frog Street Splash Conference

Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas is excited to announce a reimbursement scholarship opportunity for child care management and staff to attend the Frog Street Splash Early Childhood Educational Conference at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, TX.

July 25-27, 2019

This scholarship is only available for Owners/Directors, Directors/Assistant Directors, Child Care Staff, or Family Child Care Providers of facilities who currently use Frog Street Press curriculum or who would like to attend the conference with the purpose of learning more about the curriculum.  The child care facility must also be located within the North Central Texas Workforce Development board area.

Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas will reimburse the following:
1.) Conference Registration Fees- up to $627.00 per person. This includes the price of registration plus pre-conference fees for up to two half-day sessions.  For this scholarship, it is not a requirement for you to register for a pre-conference session.  If you only want to attend the main conference, it is still within the limits of scholarship, and you will only be reimbursed for the registration fee.
2.) Please enjoy the entire conference.  If you know you will not be able to attend the entire conference, please note that you must complete a minimum of 10 clock hours of training in order to be reimbursed.

Meals, lodging, and transportation will not be reimbursed. (An itemized receipt and the Training Certificate are required for reimbursement- no exceptions)
All applications must be received by 12:00pm CST- Friday, March 22, 2019.

Notification of scholarship awards will be provided no later than Friday, March 29, 2019.
Only 5 applications can be submitted per facility.

Apply Today