Handprints Academy Earns 4-Star Accreditation from Texas Rising Star Program

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Handprints Preschool locations in Dallas and Nacogdoches have earned a 4-Star Accreditation, the highest rating possible.

Dallas, Texas— Handprints Academy is pleased to announce that it’s Dallas-Peavy Road and Nacogdoches preschool centers have earned 4-Star Accreditation from the Texas Rising Star Program. Four-stars is the highest rating possible rating available from this Texas Workforce Commission program.

The Texas Rising Star program is “a voluntary, quality-based childcare rating system of child care providers participating in the Texas Workforce Commission’s subsidized child care program.” TRS Certification is available to Licensed Center and Licensed and Registered Child Care Home providers who meet the certification criteria. The TRS Provider certification system offers three levels of certification (Two-Star, Three-Star, and Four-Star) to encourage providers to attain progressively higher certification requirements leading to a Four-Star level.

“We recognize the responsibility we have as a preschool to ensure the learning environment for children is at its best,” said Chad Elias, owner, Handprints Academy. “Our goal is to ensure that all of our locations achieve this level of accreditation, so parents know they have the right partner in their child’s development.”

A Texas Rising Star (TRS) provider is a childcare provider that has an agreement to serve Texas Workforce Commission (TWC)-subsidized children and that voluntarily meets requirements that exceed the State’s Minimum Child Care Licensing (CCL) Standards.

Across Texas, parents and families enroll their children into childcare programs, including center-based and home-based programs. Numerous research studies have shown that at-risk children who attend higher quality childcare programs are more prepared for school entry than children who do not attend quality childcare programs.

Those providers that voluntarily achieve TRS provider certification, offering quality care that exceeds the State’s Minimum Child Care Licensing Standards for director and staff qualifications, caregiver-child interactions, age-appropriate curricula and activities, nutrition and indoor/outdoor activities, and parent involvement and education, are in a better position to contribute to the early development of children. As providers progress through the levels of TRS provider certification, they contribute progressively more to the development of the children they serve on a daily basis. To learn more, visit www.texasrisingstar.org.

About Handprints Academy: At Handprints Academy we provide our students with opportunities for hands on learning. We believe the more a child explores the more they learn and develop a love of learning. Within our curriculum we strive to incorporate and teach children moral values, social, emotional and self-help skills throughout daily activities. We offer programs from infant up to age five. To learn more, visit www.handprintschildcare.com.

Contact Info:
Name: Chad Elias
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Organization: Handprints Academy
Address: 2805 Peavy Road, Dallas, TX 75228, United States
Website: http://www.handprintschildcare.com

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Release ID: 88933680