NICCM's NAC (National Administrators Credential) is recognized in all 50 states an achievement of distinction, is on the approved list in Texas (TDPRS) as meeting the requirement for a "Texas Director's Credential", may be used to meet Florida Director Credential Requirements, is approved by Louisiana Pathways and Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services Child Care Licensing Section, is an approved Utah "Educational Credential" for Director qualification, is approved as meeting the admin/mgt section of the Bronze Oklahoma Director's Credential, and more. Licensing requirements vary by state. If you need help navigating your state's director qualifications and how the NICCM NAC can help you meet these requirements, please give us a call.
NICCM's NAC or Director Credential program is considered the most user friendly, most specifically helpful and often least expensive program a new director can take to gain their qualifications to be a director or owner in many states. Our program is offered nationally as well as locally throughout the United States. This Credential can be received through attendance at the conference or through the distance learning program.
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NICCM is the only Director Credentialing organization to offer a distance learning program on DVD. Participants who are unable to attend a live conference can now receive the same quality training that participants at one of our live conferences receive. The Distance learning program includes a video recording of the conference on DVD, 350 page manual and a final exam and praxis. Each participant has up to 6 months to complete the course once they are registered.
Bradley Smith and the National Institute of Child Care Management will be available to you by e-mail, or phone to answer your questions and guide you through the credential process. Participants will receive the prestigious "National Administrative Credential" (NAC) upon completion of the Conference, the Praxis and the Examination.
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The Director Credential Program is divided into 5 Sessions each containing 2 distinct units of study. Each session is approximately 4 hours long. Participants can sign up for individual sessions or complete all 5 sessions and the Test/Praxis to earn their Director Credential. (45 contact hours/45 CEU's)
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Session A: (4 Contact Hours/.4 CEUs)
Unit 1: Fiscal Management: Developing the Budget
Unit 2: Insurance For Your Center
Session B: (4 Contact Hours/.4 CEUs)
Unit 3: Recruiting, Hiring & New Teacher Orientation
Unit 4: Employee Handbooks, Evaluations and Job Descriptions
Session C: (4 Contact Hours/.4 CEUs)
Unit 5: Parent Communication
Unit 6: Child Development – The Essentials
Session D: (4 Contact Hours/.4 CEUs)
Unit 7: Working With the Difficult Employee
Unit 8: Administrative Leadership
Session E: (4 Contact Hours/.4 CEUs)
Unit 9: The New Economy Challenges and Opportunities
Unit 10: Train the Trainer (Brand New!)
Session F: Test and Praxis (25 Contact Hours/2.5 CEUs for Completion)
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