TIPS for Child Care Institute made

the difference between success and

​failure, competence and

​confusion, for our IB early learning community.

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- Patty Smith

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TIPS is an International Cyber Vocational Institute for

Early Care and Learning Teachers 

Flipping the Classroom

Monday, September 10

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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​​.

​Cultivate Excellence...NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct

Thursday, June 02

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NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct provides insight to both ideals and practices

Teacher Credential
Support Program
 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

  • Pre-School Credential

  • Family Child Care Credential

  • MSA 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:

  • Nanny

  • Au Pair

  • NAEYC Assistant Teacher

  • CCFD Funded Program

  • Cruise Ship Youth Programs

  • State Funded Programs

  • Federal 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. 

Cultivate Excellence
Teacher Institutes

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:

  • Staff Development

  • Conferences

  • Professional Development 

  • Continuing Education

  • IB Staff

  • CCFD Grantee Staff

  • NAEYC Teachers

  • Head Start Teachers

  • Early Learning Associate Mini Conferences 

  • Micro-Credential Opportunity

Together.

We Shape the future.

Call Us:

866.338.4409

409 Appaloosa Drive

Hopkins, South Carolina