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Grow Now: Small Business Childcare Pre-TRS Program (San Antonio)

July 27 @ 10:00 - 15:00 CDT

Join us as we review the history of the Texas Rising Star Program! Participants will walk away with an understanding of the TRS program!

Join us for an exciting in-person event, Grow Now: Small Business Childcare Program (San Antonio), where we will review the history of the Texas Rising Star Program. Participants will gain a thorough knowledge of measures relating to the education, experience, and training of all staff including directors. Participants will walk away from this session with a complete understanding of the TRS program and staff qualifications. Programming begins on:

This program is a high-impact initiative that offers step-by-step guidance in completing the Texas Rising Star Certification. Childcare providers will learn how to deal with the high cost of care by accessing your current business model; identifying cost-saving strategies for your center; accessing revenue opportunities through contracts and small business loans; how to hire and retain staff; and build client loyalty and retention.

LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED

Module 1 – Introduction to Texas Rising Star/ Category 1-Director and Staff

Qualifications Training

We will review the history of the Texas Rising Star Program. Participants will gain a thorough knowledge of measures relating to the education, experience, and training of all staff including directors. Participants will walk away from this session with a complete understanding of the TRS program and staff qualifications.

Presentation and Module should touch on the following elements:

1.History

2. Directors Qualifications and Training

3. Staff Qualifications, Orientation and Training

4. Module One Homework Assignment: Complete Facility Assessment Record Form

Category 1

5. Post-Module Survey

Module 2 – Category 2- Teacher/Child Interactions

In this module, we will understand measures relating to group size, staff-to-child ratio, and quality of interactions between teachers and children in the classroom. We will also discuss assessments that will show progress, regression, sustainability in children’s social and

emotional wellbeing as well as their knowledge, growth, providers, and families can easily understand the outcomes and gain tools through these assessments to create an individualized support plan for each child in their care.

Presentation and Module should touch on the following elements:

1.Group Size/ Staff Ratios (Center Base Only)

2. Warm and Responsive Style

3. Language Facilitation and Support

4. Play-Based Interactions and Guidance

5.Support for Childrens Regulation

6. Instructional Formats and Approaches to Learning

4. Module One Homework Assignment: Complete Classroom Assessment Record Form

Category 2

5. Post-Module Survey

Module 3 – Category 3: Program Administration

In this module we will look at the measures relating to education and involvement of parents and families in the program and how the program is managed. Participants will walk away with tools to create an effective family education program, family involvement, and have the best

practices for program management.

Presentation and Module should touch on the following elements:

1.Family Education

2. Family Involvement

3. Program Management

4. Module One Homework Assignment: Complete Facility Assessment Record Form

Category 3

5. Post-Module Survey

Module 4 – Category 4 Indoor and Outdoor Environments

In this module we will discuss measures relating to the equipment, materials, and arrangement of the indoor and outdoor leaning environments. Engaging centers that show differentiated learning and engagement. Participants will walk away from the final module with the ability to create an indoor and outdoor space that resembles a high-quality early childhood. environment.

Presentation and Module should touch on the following elements:

1.Indoor Learning Environments

2. Outdoor Learning Environments

3. Ways to get manipulatives.

4. Module One Homework Assignment: Complete Classroom Assessments Category 4

5. Post-Module Survey

6. Schedule 1:1 Consultation w/LiftFund Business advisor to review consultation need

Module 5: Access To Capital for Your Center

In this module we will discuss funding programs available to grow your business

Presentation and Module should touch on the following elements:

1.Contracting with the State of Texas

2. Small Business Microloans

3. SBA 504 Loans to Purchase A Daycare

4. Applying for a Small Business Loan

Module 6: QuickBooks Online for Your Center

In this session, we will discuss how managing financial management helps your business succeed. Participants will walk away from this session with a keen understanding of the financial cycle and application to their company.

Presentation and Module should touch on the following elements:

1. Introduction to Financial Management

2. Understanding the Financial Cycle in Your Business

3. Which QuickBooks Meets Your Business Needs

4. Module One Homework Assignment

  1. Post-Module Survey

Space is limited! REGISTER NOW!

The Texas Childcare Small Business Empowerment Initiative is generously funded in part by Texas Mutual Insurance.

Venue

1314 Hines
1314 Hines, San Antonio, TX 78208
San Antonio, TX 78208 US
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