Director's Resources

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Are You a Child Care Director?

Below you will find resources just for you. 

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Definition of a Child Care Director

Chef, baker, janitor, sock and shoe finder, coat buttoner, boot fitter, bottle washer, grocery shopper, diaper changer, protector, dish washer, nose wiper, vegetable pusher, floor sweeper, waiter, storyteller, playground attendant, PE teacher, activity director, driver, zookeeper, inspector, aerobics instructor tutor, entertainer, therapist, manager, derby instructor, performer, bookkeeper, self-esteem builder, teacher, helper, well-wisher, nurse, traffic controller, noise controller, life saver, thinker, problem solver, engineer, designer, counselor, safety instructor, arbitrator, creator, inventor, companion, musician, historian, technician, dietitian, athlete, beautician, fire marshall, analyst, artist, dentist, scientist, biologist, technologist, account, manicurist, receptionist, environmentalist, pharmacist, hygienist, speech therapist, reader, builder, informer, composer, supervisor, author, navigator, peacemaker, friend...


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Resource for Children with Disabilities
(Birth to Three Years)

Early Childhood Intervention Community Healthcore
105 Woodbine Place
Longview, TX  75601
(903) 757-8194

Resource for Children with Disabilities
(Three Years and Above)

Tyler Independent School District
Boshear's Center for Exceptional Program

3450 Chandler Hwy
Tyler, TX 75702
(903) 262-1350
Special Education
(903) 262-1034

Resources for Service that Provides American Sign Language Translation

Tyler Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center
P.O. Box 6134
Tyler, TX 75711
(903) 617-6204

Tyler Early Childhood Professionals Association (TECPA)
sponsored by Champions for Children

Join the Tyler Early Childhood Professionals Association and get connected with East Texas childcare providers and teachers-people just like you who love early childhood education and want to positively impact the lives of children and families in our communities.
Two Membership Packages:
Center/Director Membership-$40
o 1 hr per month (8 total hours) of Director Net Training
                            o $5 per hour for non-members
o 25% off registration for staff to attend Conference of Champions
o 1 ticket to each of the 2 Director's Network Luncheons (November and May)
                           o $10 for additional tickets and non-members
o A TECPA 2022-2023 Window Decal for your Center
o Membership card with your unique member number
Teacher/Individual Membership-$10
o TECPA T-shirt
o 25% off an Individual registration to Conference of Champions
o Membership card with your unique member number
Membership dues cover September 1, 2022-August 31, 2023 and are due by Thursday, September 1, 2022.
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