Texas Early Childhood Professional Development System (TECPDS)

The Texas Early Childhood Professional Development System is a statewide program designed to meet the professional development needs of those working in the early childhood field. 

Housed in the Children’s Learning Institute and funded as a public/private partnership between the Institute and Texas Head Start State Collaboration Office, the Texas Early Childhood Professional Development System offers additional resources such as the Career Lattice tool to better guide professional development planning, the Texas Trainer Registry, a statewide job board, and more.

You can follow the Texas Early Childhood Professional Development System on Facebook.

The TECPDS website offers several tools and resources to help early childhood professionals:

  • Create and update an online professional development profile through the Texas Workforce Registry
  • Obtain the knowledge and skills needed to best serve young children and their families through Texas Core Competencies for Early Childhood Practitioners and Administrators