Child & Family Development


Community Services offers professional skills development courses in education for educating administrators, teachers, para-professionals (teacher’s aide), substitute teachers, and child care workers. Many of the courses offered lead to recognized certification by satisfying the yearly training requirements mandated by law of the Texas Department of Family & Protective Services for Child Care Licensing, renewal training hours required by the Child Development Associate National Credentialing Program, Council for Professional Recognition (CDA) as well as the Child Development Associate credential (CDA)

The curriculum in Child and Family Development is designed to provide academic background and practical work experience necessary for the successful care and guidance of small children and their families with a special emphasis on the needs for early childhood education.