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TIPS for Child Care Institute, Inc. is an international Vocational Institute that seeks to foster the development of early care and learning adult learners throughout their entire education. We are a student focused institute, our teaching community is made up of a group of talented and creative professionals, who are passionate about creating the best Early Childhood Vocational School with a focus on Praxis Based strategies. TIPS for Child Care Institute, Inc. offers the tools and support necessary for our adult learners to reach their full potential. We adopt and implement the use of research and evidence based course and framework into every instructional package. We hold our students to the highest standard of excellence, a TIPS Certified teacher has demonstrated mastery of early learning competence prior to applying for their Credential Status. Every students process is manually reviewed with a dialogue of areas of strengths and  improvement our instructors build  and support them in maximizing on their full professional potential.

Our Enriched Virtual Classes are for anyone who wants a weekly live session with other practitioners, and for students or agencies who want more accountability and firm assignment due dates to support in meeting compliance deadlines. Basic computer skills and a stable Internet connection is required for these courses. 

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Why TIPS for Child Care Institute?

All Fast Track Credential Students:

  • earn 120 Clock Hours meeting CDA Credential Criteria (Additional Fees may need to be paid to Credential Agency)
  • receive an instructor-led courses
  • schedule to attend one-on-one enhancement sessions
  • organize their portfolio with a live instructor/coach 
  • Participate in instructional courses to support approach based theory



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Our Events

New Students Orientation

Online March 5, 2018

Enroll Today for March

Through March 12, 2018

Home Visitor CDA Credential Class

Alabama March 19, 2018

Certified TIPS for Child Care Institute Instructor Course

Maryland – March 26, 2018

High School CDA CTE Credential Online

March 15, 2018

EHS Infant Toddler CDA Credential Online

March 26, 2018 7:00 pm EST


Students Enrolled


15:1 Ratio Small Class Sizes


Credentials Awarded


Post Secondary Enrollment

Success Stories

I really appreciate this program and program set up. I had a wonderful self pace exprence.  🤗🤗👏👏💟💟😎😎😇
Thank You!

Katie Rhodes, 2017

The information was very detailed and explanatory. I never knew so much helpful trusted information was available until Ms. Shawntel Green.

Jennifer, 2017

I signed up and went through the time consuming process but it was all worth it in the end.. I passed my exam; TIPS4Childcare you rock!!! Shoutout to Shawntel Greene!

Sierra Wright, 2017