TIPS for Child Care Institute made
the difference between success and
failure, competence and
confusion, for our IB early learning community.
- Patty Smith
TIPS is an International Cyber Vocational Institute for
Early Care and Learning Teachers
Nanny and Au Pair Training Credentials
TIPS for Child Care Institute, Inc. provides an innovative child development associate credential program with a rigorous schedule of courses that integrate 120 Clock Hours of ECE, portfolio support, and test prep. All courses support early care and learning practitioners build foundation and connect theory in practice strategies. Each program provides the opportunities for adult learners to gain early childhood development knowledge through exploration, personal discovery, and self-reflection. Every TIPS Certified instructor emphasizes strategies and processes involved in understanding early care and learning. Through the course content we create a unique experience to prepare our students to live intelligent, thoughtful, and fulfilling lives in a rapidly changing society with preparation of the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credentialing.
Home Visitor Credential
Infant Toddler Credential
Family Child Care Credential
Nursery Peace of Mind Certificate
Pre-Primary Teacher Training
Approach Based Teacher Training
This Early Childhood Development model is designed for Secondary School Juniors and Seniors interested in working with children 0-5 years old. The course is an Enriched Virtual Online Course integrated with theory, child development best practices and practical strategies. Course work is provided using today's classroom technology, intentional teaching practices, and flipped learning techniques to aid high school students through successful use of online learning tools. Students leave with 6 College Credit Hours upon graduation.
Career readiness as a:
NAEYC Assistant Teacher
CCFD Funded Program
Cruise Ship Youth Programs
State Funded Programs
IB Board USA and Abroad
Program is a great addition to any Home Economic, Home School, IB Board, Vocational, Cyber or Charter High School Curriculum.
TIPS Cultivating Excellence Institutes are circuit based mobile labs provided in an Intensive 3 -5 day setting. These Early Childhood Development continuing education institutes are scheduled throughout the 8 contents to support IB Board Staff, early care and learning staff practitioners and individuals seeking to earn a Child Development Associate Credential. The Professional Development opportunities for staff and agencies include Theory In Practice Strategies, aid in fostering early learning standards and outcomes while creating a culture of integrity. These dynamic institute provide presentations and practice opportunities that engross professionals in implementation of practices. Each institute reviews the history and integrity of our professional responsibilities while cultivating an industry of accountability and integrity.
Awesome add on for any:
CCFD Grantee Staff
Head Start Teachers
Early Learning Associate Mini Conferences
We Shape the future.
Cultivate Excellence...NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct
Thursday, June 02
NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct provides insight to both ideals and practices
Flipping the Classroom
Monday, September 10
The flipped classroom approach has been used for years in some disciplines, notably within the humanities.
JumpStart Your Career
Saturday, July 28
JumpStart your way to formal education through the TIPS for Child Care Institute CDA JumpStart Support Program.
TIPS CDA Learning Subscription is
only $29 USD* Per Month
to participate in the
Child Development Associate Credential
CDA JumpStart Support
Home Visitor Program is $49/month*
409 Appaloosa Drive
Hopkins, South Carolina