Child Care Providers' Resources

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Explore child care and preschool provider certification, learn about provider accreditation, track child referral and attendance records, and find out about training and credentialing opportunities.

Pursue Provider Certification

Explore child care and preschool provider certification with Texas Rising Star and Texas School Ready.

Achieve Provider Accreditation

Learn about accreditation for center-based, home-based, and faith-based child care providers.

Explore the following accreditation systems:

Track Child Referral & Attendance Records

Use the Child Care Attendance Automation Provider Web Portal to view and track child referral and attendance reports.

Find News About Texas Child Care

Read the latest quarterly issue of Texas Child Care for information on how children develop and how teachers can help children grow and learn.

Know the Rules & Regulations

Learn the applicable laws and regulations that govern child care in the state of Texas.

See Titles and Codes below:

Explore the State Plan & Reports

Understand the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Plan for Texas and read child care reports.

Last Verified: November 26, 2014

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