Welcome to Texas Rising Star Tools, where child care and early learning programs can access Texas Rising Star documents!
For child care and early learning programs, click the desired button below to access the document you need for Texas Rising Star application or recertification and/or to support your program’s goals to higher-quality care.
For Texas Rising Star staff, to log-in to the Texas Rising Star Online Assessment Tool, CLI Engage, click the “TRS Login” button in the top right of the webpage.
The following documents are needed when your program is ready to apply for initial certification and recertification: Application, applicable screening form and completed Facility Assessment Record Form (self-assessment).
Screening Forms (select your program type and applicable Texas Rising Star status)
Current Texas Rising Star:
Texas Rising Star Assessment Record Forms
Select your program type or All Facilities:
Select All Ages or each classroom’s age group:
These documents can assist child care and early learning programs as they move through the certification process and maintenance of Texas Rising Star.
For guidance on the rules and regulations on Texas Rising Star:
For guidance on the research behind Texas Rising Star:
For guidance on what Texas Rising Star could mean for your program financially:
For guidance on creating program policies and procedures:
To better understand Category 2 measures and teacher behaviors: