Professional Training

Collaborative for Children offers face-to-face early childhood training sessions to teaching staff, caregivers, directors, assistant directors and owners working in Licensed Child Care Centers or in Registered/Licensed Family Child Care Homes in the following counties: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Walker, Waller and Wharton. Online training is open to all child care professionals.

ECE Professional Training Calendar

Face-to-face classes held in various Gulf Coast area counties, click here for list of classes.

Online Training - open to all child care professionals.

Collaborative for Children, in partnership with the Texas Agrilife Extension Service, an educational agency of the Texas A&M System, is offering quality online trainings for child care professionals.

These online courses are self-paced early childhood courses that can help directors and their staff meet state training requirements. Our courses are convenient to access and provide students the flexibility of choosing their own training hours.

Training courses are based on the latest research and best practices in early childhood. For additional information, please click here.


Collaborative for Children offers a limited number of scholarships throughout the year to help early childhood professionals continue their education in the field of early childhood. To be notified when scholarships are available, please click here to be added to our distribution list.

  • 2014 Early Childhood Education Scholarships. Collaborative for Children is pleased to offer a limited number of CDA Scholarships to teachers, directors, assistant directors, caregivers and owners working in Licensed Child Care Centers or Registered/Licensed Family Child Care Homes. Click here for application instructions.

Contact Information

  • For more information about training opportunities please contact us via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Professional development opportunities made possible by
Gulf Coast Workforce Board-Workforce Solutions Quality Improvement Grant.