NICCM Program Options

National Administrator's Credential (N.A.C.) $509  Provided by specialists who have successfully worked in the industry in which they provide training.  The NICCM NAC Credential gives an administrator the same type of credibility that being accredited gives a center.  Furthermore, it is a proven fact that credentialed professionals can command higher salaries.

NAC Renewal $139  We have many options to help you renew your NICCM NAC or convert your current non-NICCM credential.  Meeting the requirements for renewing your NICCM NAC is a simple process and carries no additional fee.

Distance Learning $559 Both the NICCM's NAC and the CDA Fast Track Course are available as a convenient and flexible distance/home-based program. Distance Learning Courses are available through our innovative video based web version.  Earn or renew your credential from home.

3-Day CDA Fast Track $509 NICCM’s program will get participants CDA ready in as few as 3 days.  Think this is impossible?  Hundreds of participants have already accomplished this with our program.  Our CDA specialist will walk you through the entire process in ONLY 3 days.  (Also available as a distance program)

Texas Director Credential $509 A “user friendly” two-and-a-half-day option with unsurpassed management training and a competitive price.  NICCM’s Credential Program is an approved Texas Director Credential. 

Florida Director Credential $509  Call  602-476-1422 for more information on how NICCM's NAC can help you earn your Florida Director's Credential. NOW APPROVED by the TEACH Scholarship!

Utah Approved Educational Credential $509 The NICCM National Admistrator's Credenential NAC is now accepted as a valid "Educational Credential" to meet the qualification for child care center directors.  The CDA earned from the CDA Fast Track course is also an approved Utah Educational Credential. 

New Mexico NAC $509 The NICCM National Admistrator's Credenential NAC is accepted for Director qualification in New Mexico.  

Louisiana Director Qualification $509  The NICCM National Admistrator's Credenential NAC  meets director qualifications required by Bulletin 137 1709.2. in Louisiana. 


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Bradley Smith has been an adult educator and motivational speaker for over 20 years.

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NAC - Dallas 1118

Date: Friday, November 30, 2018 5:00 pm - Sunday, December 02, 2018 1:13 am
Duration: 1 Day, 8 Hours, 13 Minutes

N.A.C. (National Administrative Credential)


Element DFW Airport South

3550 Interstate 635 Service Road

Irving, TX 75063

(972) 929-9800

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Friday, November 30th, 2018   
Session A:  5:00pm-9:00pm 4 Contact Hours / .4 CEUs (For Sessions taken individually earn up to 5 Contact Hours / .5 CEUs by completing 1 Praxis question)
Unit 1: Fiscal Management 
Unit 2: Insurance for Your Center
Saturday, December 1st, 2018    
Session B:  8:00am-12:00pm 4 Contact Hours / .4 CEUs (For Sessions taken individually earn up to 5 Contact Hours / .5 CEUs by completing 1 Praxis question)
Unit 3: Hiring & Teacher Orientation
Unit 4: Employee Handbooks & Evals
Session C:  1:00pm-5:00pm  4 Contact Hours / .4 CEUs (For Sessions taken individually earn up to 5 Contact Hours / .5 CEUs by completing 1 Praxis question)
Unit 5: Center Management
Unit 6: Child Development - The Essentials
Sunday, December 2nd, 2018   
Session D:  8:00am-12:00pm 4 Contact Hours / .4 CEUs (For Sessions taken individually earn up to 5 Contact Hours / .5 CEUs by completing 1 Praxis question)
Unit 7: Dealing with Difficult Employees
Unit 8: Administrative Leadership
Session E:  1:00pm-5:00pm 4 Contact Hours / .4 CEUs (For Sessions taken individually earn up to 5 Contact Hours / .5 CEUs by completing 1 Praxis question)
Unit 9: The New Economy
Unit 10: Train the Trainer
Session F:  Credential Praxis (25 Contact Hours / 2.5 CEUs)
 When attending the full conference, each Session is worth 4 Hours/ .4 CEUs for a total of 20 hours for sessions A-E.  Convert the 20 contact hours / 2 CEUs from attendance in sessions A-E into the NAC (which is worth 45 contact hours/4.5 CEUs) by completing the Praxis.  Students will be assigned a mentor to advise them during the Project)
Optional Tutoring ($150)  Students who elect to stay for tutoring will receive a list of materials to bring with them.  The presenter will provide individualized assistance to each tutoring participant in order to help them put together and complete their Praxis. Tutoring allows students the opportunity of completing their test and praxis at the event and leave having earned their certificate.  Those who wish to participate in tutoring are advised to register for this service at least 3 days prior to the event to obtain a list of suggested documentation. Tutoring is usually offered on Saturday and Sunday of each event from approximately 5:15 pm - 8:15 pm.

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HandPrint Products was formed by Bradley Smith to handle his growing line of products that had been created as a support for Directors and Teachers in the Early Childhood Education field. Currently HandPrint Products has a child care training video (DVD) series consisting of 72 titles, a policy and procedure system consisting of 10 manuals, books and other products including his top selling “101 Learning and Transition Activities” book.

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During the past decade, Bradley Smith has led HandPrint Productions to become the leader in consulting of childcare business practices.  This includes: fiscal management, enrollment management, marketing, human resource, small business issues, and leadership.  In addition, the services include help with specific issues concerning handling sensitive issues to avoid fall-out or minimize the likelihood of litigation.  Currently, consulting services are available including: on demand, monthly access, 30 day, long distance, on-site, and extended services.  In addition, career and business coaching and mentoring services are also available.  Contact us  for more information or to schedule a consult.  We guarantee your satisfaction!