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EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT QUALITY SERVICES PROGRAM 5-YEAR ANNIVERSARY! 2018 EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT QUALITY SERVICES PROGRAM The Early Childhood Development Quality Services Program (ECDQSP) celebrated its 5th Anniversary of providing quality resources to children attending and professional development training activities to child care staff working in those child care centers with Workforce Provider Agreements during 2018! The theme for this milestone event was “The Power of One – The BEST You!” Over the past five years, the ECDQSP has provided the following resources and professional development training activities: 26 Texas Rising Star (TRS) Certified Child Care Centers received SMART Board packages which allowed them to implement technology in their Pre-Kindergarten classrooms since 2014. 6 th Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential professional development training class began on September 25, 2018. 15 Child Care Centers received a resource package (which included a computer,printer, teacher workstation, and early childhood education books) which staff could use to research early childhood education activities and create lesson plans since 2015. 56 Child Care staff have received their CDA credential through the ECDQSP’s CDA Credential program since December 2014. Provided ongoing, continuous professional development training on the integration of the Frogstreet Curriculum at the TRS Certified Child Care Centers since 2017. 2ND ANNUAL CHILD CARE HOME PROVIDERS SYMPOSIUM 43 Child Care Home Providers Participated 5TH ANNUAL DIRECTORS SYMPOSIUM 95 Child Care Directors Participated 5TH ANNUAL “BACK TO SCHOOL” TEACHERS FAIR 425 Child Care Staff Participated WFSCB Annual Report 2018 12