Essay on My Career Choice For A Daycare Center

701 Words Jun 20th, 2015 3 Pages
Values that are instilled in today 's children are instilled into future adults. That 's what I 'll be a part of by becoming a Childcare Center Director. Owning and operating a daycare facility is part of my dream career and I 've had many advancements leading me up to this career decision. It all started with me watching one child and then I had my home listed. I then worked in a licensed facility and moved on to owning and operating a successful registered home. I 've had to overcome many personal and financial obstacles along the way and I have found my career choice to be very rewarding.

In 2012 there were 63,800 childcare center provider jobs and due to the increase in population and working parents the demand for these jobs are expected to grow 17% faster than all other jobs from the year 2012 to 2022. According to our local Texas Workforce, a daycare center is not in high demand for Texas but one is needed and will flourish in Refugio.
The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services requires different levels of qualifications to be met depending on the amount of children that will be cared for. The director for a child care center caring for 13 or more children is required to have an associates of applied science degree in child development and at least 2 years of experience in a licensed child-care center. If the center has only 12 kids or less an associates of applied science degree in child development and at least 1 year of experience in a licensed…

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