As we all know, early childhood educators are overlooked and placed on the back burner when it comes to recognition and educating children. Many think of us as babysitters, but I know what we do classifies us as more.
Tarrant County College (TCC), together with Camp Fire First Texas Early Education Apprenticeship Program (EEAP), was awarded a $120,000 Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) ApprenticeshipTexas Expansion grant.
Camp Fire First Texas has earned The Best Place For Working Parents business designation that recognizes a commitment to supporting working parents through family-friendly policies and practices.
While working remotely quickly became the new normal for some, there were others who – because of the nature of their work – could not work from home. Such is true of the early childhood education workforce.
Camp Fire First Texas launched the first Early Education Apprenticeship Program (EEAP) in Texas in 2020. The inaugural class began meeting virtually in September and this month they will join registered apprenticeships across the country celebrating National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) taking place November 8 - 14, 2020.
Fort Worth, Texas (August 17, 2020) – Almost one year ago, Camp Fire First Texas based in Fort Worth, Texas, introduced the first Early Education Apprenticeship Program (EEAP) in the state when it received Department of Labor (DOL) approval. [...]
Growing awareness of the importance of early education in a child’s growth and development has increased the demand for quality early education.
Camp Fire First Texas is First in Texas Camp Fire First Texas has a long history of forward thinking, so it’s no surprise that Camp Fire is leading the way for early education apprenticeships in Texas. There is [...]
I often hear conversations from participants in early childhood training courses discussing how the Professional Development session will be helpful to them as an individual and for others. I also hear participants discuss the stress of Professional Development [...]
Department of Labor Green Lights New Early Education Apprenticeship Program, First of its Kind Offered in Texas
Fort Worth, Texas (August 2, 2019) – On Monday, July 29 the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) approved the first Early Education Apprenticeship Program in Texas. This new program will be administered by Camp Fire First Texas in North Texas. [...]
At Camp Fire, it isn’t only our youth who take time to reflect and strengthen their social emotional skills, our leaders and staff do too. Here is a personal account from one of our Early Childhood Education professionals. I [...]
You may have heard the quote “Play is a child’s work.” Since typical synonyms for work are labor, toil, drudgery, exertion and grind – that quote makes play sound like serious business. In reality, play kind of is serious business. Maybe [...]