Who can take this free training?

Enrollment is now open to all licensed child care providers and directors statewide, in all Texas counties.

What training is included?

Participants are provided with 12 hours of professional development, in live in-person and self-paced online formats.

How do I sign-up?

Registration is closed now but will re-open in June with new classes and in-person events throughout Texas

When is training?

Live virtual training sessions are offered during our  weekend Retreats, and self-paced courses are accessible at any time. 

Do I have to participant in all the trainings?

We have designed this training to guide you with the live virtual sessions coming first, followed by self-paced learning.

Do I have to enroll with a group?

No. You may enroll for the series, and for any courses within, individually or with a group of co-workers who are also enrolled in the Addressing Challenging Behaviors training series.

How do I get my certificate(s)?

Certificates will be issued by email within 5 - 7 business days after each live training and 7 -10 days after each self-paced training is complete, pending all training requirements have been met.

Who do I go to for help?

For support contact Nikkeda Tyrone, Academy Coordinator, at

What do I need to participate?

You'll need a Zoom account to join our live virtual sessions and a Facebook account to join our group. 

Where do I find the group discussions?

Join our private Facebook group to join in the discussion, access videos, get answers to your questions, share ideas, and more.