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.


Child Care Administrator’s Credential Scholarship

Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas is excited to announce a special opportunity for a Child Care Administrator’s Credential scholarship to selected providers with a current CCS Provider Agreement in in the North Central Texas Workforce Board area for classes being offered in Fort Worth, TX. Only three applications per facility will be accepted for this class.

This scholarship covers the cost of the class only. Travel, meals and/or hotel costs will not be reimbursed.

The Early Childhood Management Institute (ECMI) has been designed for the new or experienced child care director and for individuals interested in becoming a director who wish to acquire or enhance management skills. Upon completion of this exciting 6-day, 50 hour program, participants are eligible to receive a Child Care Administrator’s Credential when they successfully complete a comprehensive examination (70% accuracy). Participants must be at least 21 years of age. A Child Care Administrator Credential is valid for 3 years. It is highly recommended that participants have at least one (1) year work experience in a licensed child care facility.

Session Schedule: August 29, 2019; September 6, 13, 20, 25, 2019; and October 4, 2019. You must attend all 6 sessions.

Time: 8:30am-5:00pm

Location:  Camp Fire First Texas, 2700 Meacham Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76137

How to Apply: Complete the ECMI Class Application and return by noon on July 19, 2019. Selected participants will be notified no later than July 26, 2019.

Limited to 3 applications per facility. Priority will be given to Texas Rising Star providers.

For more information on how to apply, please contact Morgan Armstrong at marmstrong@dfwjobs.com or 817.695.9149.

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Child Development Associate (CDA) Training Scholarship

Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas is pleased to offer CDA training to child care providers who have agreements with Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas and whose location is within the North Central Texas Workforce Development board area. 

A Child Development Associate (CDA) is an individual who has successfully completed the CDA assessment process and has been awarded the CDA credential. According to the National Council for Professional Recognition, Child Development Associates are child care professionals that are able to meet the specific needs of children and work with parents and other adults to nurture children's physical, social, emotional, and intellectual growth in a child development framework. Earning the CDA credential has many advantages, including motivating caregivers toward continuing education and providing a platform for professional and career opportunities. Many view the CDA credential as an instrument for career advancement in the early childhood care and education profession, as it has national recognition.

Limited to 5 applications per facility. This scholarship covers 100 % of the cost of the class and the Assessment fee required by the National CDA Council.

Classes are being offered in two locations for Fall 2019.  Each applicant must indicate on the application which location they would like to join if approved for the scholarship. 

Classes will meet for 20 weeks on the following dates:

Waxahachie: October 7, 2019-March 30, 2020 (Mondays)

The Colony : October 8, 2019-March 24, 2020 (Tuesdays)

Time: 6:30pm-9:30pm

Locations:

Cadence Academy-The Colony                                 Waxahachie Civic Center

5740 N. Colony Blvd                          OR                   2000 Civic Center Ln

The Colony, TX 75056                                                Waxahachie, TX 75165

The deadline for application submission is noon on Friday, July 26, 2019. Selected participants will be notified no later than Friday, August 2, 2019.

For more information on how to apply, please contact Morgan Armstrong at marmstrong@dfwjobs.com or 817.695.9149.

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