Centers of Excellence are a model for childcare providers to help them nurture the skills in young children that are essential to seize the opportunities of tomorrow. This innovative partnership brings strong business practices together with effective early childhood education professionals and engaged families to ensure that all kids have the chance to pursue a future that gives them every chance to do something extraordinary.Become a COE
The Business Accelerator program is a customized, hands-on training program for the owners and operators of child care centers. Offering online courses for providers across Texas, it is designed to enhance their business practices and sustainability. By making these resources available, we’re helping centers raise the bar for quality early learning and foster a future rich with opportunities for children.Accelerate Your Business
Collaborative for Children recognizes the extraordinary impact that early learning educators and directors have on a child’s future, so we offer a range of resources to help them further sharpen their skills. Our team of experts provides evidence-based professional development virtually, online, or in a group setting, delivering instruction that is current, relevant, innovative, and essential to helping children prepare for the 21st-century workplace.
The Elsie Sanders Early Education Award recognizes an area teacher who has shown an exceptional commitment to educating a diverse population of young learners in the first five years of their lives. The winning teacher receives $1,000 and a scholarship to the college or university of their choice.
The goal of Curriculum Development and Innovation is to ensure that children can manage the rapid changes in information technology that are reshaping the world. It combines emotional intelligence and cognitive skills to produce kids who are prepared for success in school, work, and life – now and in the future.