Technical Assistance Providers
SC Endeavors facilitates the certification process for Technical Assistance Providers offering technical assistance to programs and educators in the field of early care and education. We, also, maintain the oversight and management of the certified Technical Assistance Database.
The Technical Assistance System is dedicated to the improvement in the quality of all early childhood programs. The voluntary system enhances the state’s capacity to effectively support and monitor early care and education programs. Technical Assistance is a multi-level process of a range of on-site assistance which includes guidance, consultation, modeling, and support that strengthens the quality of care provided to infants, toddlers, preschool, and school-age children. Click here (link to TAP document PDF) to read the SC Early Care and Education System Technical Assistance Document for more information including application requirements, core competencies, types of technical assistance, and recertification requirements
What documents do I need to send in to CCCCD after submitting the online application?
Send in a copy of your transcript, showing degree awarded, a professional resume showing your experience with young children, two letters of recommendation commenting on your technical assistance skills, and any documentation of in-depth training of at least 15 contact hours that you want considered in lieu of academic hours in early childhood.
What are Core Early Childhood courses?
Core Early Childhood Education courses are those that meet core knowledge content areas of child growth and development, curriculum, curriculum activities and materials, health and safety practices, child guidance, observation and assessment, and program administration and supervision.
How do I get credit for a course/training in lieu of academic hours if it is not on the already approved list?
If the training meets the requirements ( an in-depth training on an early childhood topic area that is not designed specifically for parents and is conducted by a nationally recognized organization , is at least 15 contact hours), send CCCCD a brief description of the training and a certificate that shows your name, date, title, organization providing the training, and contact hours.
What is recertification?
Every three years you must provide documentation that shows you received 15 hours in training concerning technical assistance skills, and 15 hours of core early childhood content knowledge. (These trainings must be at least 5 contact hours a piece). More information can be found in the TAP Document.