- Developmentally appropriate practices
- Hands on involvement
- Decision making and problem solving skills
- Character development
- Social-emotional activities
- Literacy skills
A-Bar-Z-Ponderosa has a 4-Star TRS Certification
Texas State Government through the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) conducts the Texas Rising Star (TRS) certification program for child care centers which voluntarily meet requirements that EXCEED the state’s licensing standards.
Three certification levels are offered in center-based care, (2-star, 3-star, and 4-star) with progressively higher requirements for each level.
Both A-Bar-Z Ponderosa centers have long maintained
4-star TRS Certification.