Training Courses

Have you ever wondered what makes an infant coo or a toddler tick?

Child Care Licensing, in partnership with the Texas Agrilife Extension Service, an educational agency of the Texas A&M System, invites you to participate in a new series of online training courses designed with you in mind! Courses were created and developed by the Texas Agrilife Extension in collaboration with Child Care Licensing using funds provided under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

These online training courses are quick, free, and an easy way to learn about the benefits of establishing healthy eating habits at a young age, how to reduce the risk of SIDS, the importance of effective communication with your child care provider, and tips on how to understand and deal with challenging behavior in your toddler, plus much more! Classes are 1-2 hours in length, available online, and are FREE! Please visit to view the variety of training topics available and learn more about infants and toddlers today!

T.E.A.C.H Early Childhood-Scholarships available.

The School Day Just Got Healthier- A webinar for faith-based organizations.

Training onReporting SuspectedAbuse or Neglect of a Child- A program for daycares.

BEECH, or Beginning Education: Early Childcare at Home, is an online learning environment where home-based child care providers can receive high quality training online for free! BEECH was created by the Children's Learning Institute with support from the Texas Early Learning Council. Click here for English! Click here for ¡en Español!

Child Care Advocate Letter from Paul Morris, Assistant Commissioner Child Care Licensing


Professional Development for Child Care Providers Caring for Children with Special Needs:

  • Online courses and other resources are available to help child care providers learn about best practices in inclusive child care. The online courses and resources are developed and produced by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of the Texas A&M University System in cooperation with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Child Care Licensing Division, using funds provided under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and by the Texas Workforce Commission.