Available to all TECPDS users, early childhood professionals can enter information about their education, training, and work experience to learn their career pathway level using this tool. After entering information, professionals will be able to print out a custom report that shows their career pathway level and offers resources to support continued advancement in the early childhood profession. Login to your TECPDS account below to get started!
Professionals can advance levels on the career pathway by gaining more professional experience, or obtaining additional education credentials, such as a child development associate (CDA) degree, degree, or beyond. Professionals can use their career pathway level to guide their professional development and growth in the future, as well as marketing themselves to employers and parents. Learn more about the Texas ECE Career Pathways.
After completing the Find my Career Pathway Tool, professionals will receive a career pathway report that may include two distinct career pathway levels:
Information entered into the Find My Career Pathway tool can be validated by TECPDS-approved record validators; if any of your information has been validated, you will receive an additional “verified” career pathway-level on your career pathway report.