What is the Family Child Care Alliance of Texas?
AVANCE National is looking for 45 home-based child care providers in the following cities: Austin, El Paso, and San Antonio, to be members of our alliance. The Family Child Care Alliance of Texas is a shared services alliance, or a community of family child care providers working together for support services that could include technology support, sourcing goods, systems for tracking and billing, and other backend operation assistance. The Family Child Care Alliance of Texas will offer access to tools and resources, so that each provider will be able to increased efficiency and learn best practice processes.
- Business support services that can include bulk purchasing, program marketing, and tax support.
- Pedagogical services which can include high-quality training and program planning support through a substitute pool.
- Local coaching and technology support to ensure family child care providers in each community can access centralized services.
No cost to you, at all!
We dedicated time to listen to family child care providers; and we heard what would help most to ensure that those operating in-home child care, thrive in their businesses.
Together is better! Our goal for your child care business is to:
Members of the Family Child Care Alliance of Texas can expect:
Personalized professional support
Access to technical support, training, and coaching to help your home-based business thrive (e.g., access to business support to help save time, record-keeping templates and tips to help you save money during tax time, and business strategies to maximize the income you can earn)
A peer support group to share your expertise and learn from others (e.g., strategies to meet common challenges and fun activities to help children learn)
Access to on-going professional development.
Technology assistance tailored to Family Child Care home businesses
Basic Computer Support from a Digital Literacy Coach
Our qualified team members will meet you where you are at, so that you have individualized support based on specific needs! We are here to meet your needs; from providing basic computer support (ex. how to use a laptop for your business, how to use office applications for your child care, how to set up a web site or business social media page, etc.) to advanced skills related to using technology for your child care business.