Quality Improvement Programs
As part of our commitment to quality child care, Workforce Solutions Child Care Services offers quality rated programs, quality initiative activities and other community resources to child care providers who strive for quality.
Quality Rated Programs
Texas Rising Star Providers
Effective October 1, 2022 any Texas child care provider wishing to participate in the Child Care Services (CCS) program must be designated as Entry Level and agree to work with a mentor towards Texas Rising Star certification.
- What is Entry Level Designation? (PDF)
- Entry Level Designation Overview for Providers (PDF)
- TRS – Provider Brochure (PDF)
- Entry Level Video – Spanish
The Texas Rising Star program offers providers the opportunity to improve the quality of child care and early learning by meeting progressively higher levels of quality. These levels are tied to higher reimbursement rates.
Providers interested in learning more about TRS may visit Texas Rising Star – Provider Program.
You may contact CCS through our website or by calling (806) 744.3572.
Texas School Ready!™ Grant Project (TSR!)
Formerly known as TEEM-Texas Early Education Model, the TSR! Grant Project is a high quality early childhood model, based on proven school readiness components. This program is administered by the Children’s Learning Institute (CLI).
Technical Assistance to Providers
We offer child care providers access to a professional staff person with extensive knowledge of child care programs. Whether you need technical assistance in implementing quality program or addressing compliance challenges, our staff can assist you in your goal to become an outstanding child care provider. Please contact us at (806) 744-3572.
We sponsor numerous training for child care providers throughout the year. Topics include Health & Safety, Infant/Toddler Care, Early Brain Development, Partnering with Parents, and Supervision 101.