Early Childhood Educators – Collaborative for Children


As a teacher or child care professional, you have the opportunity to make a lifetime of difference in the lives of children. Collaborative for Children assists in strengthening the early care and education community in Houston with knowledge, skills and resources needed to provide a quality learning experience for all children – and a better professional experience for those who care for our next generation.

Institute for Early Learning

Collaborative for Children offers evidence-based professional development for early childhood directors and educators through face-to-face group classes and online classes designed to build the skills and capacity of early childhood providers.

Baytown Child Care Quality Improvement Project

Since 2012, Collaborative for Children has provided quality improvement services to 10 child care centers in the Baytown area. Through the three-year program, child care center directors and teachers receive professional development training, consulting services, one-on-one coaching and mentoring, registration to a two-day director retreat, and stipends for classroom materials and supplies.