CEF Dallas – TCE 1 Schedule

Course Details

Teaching Children Effectively (TCE™) Level 1 is designed to offer a fresh approach to evangelizing and teaching children. Based on spiritual and educational principles, the course provides the methods and procedures to lead children to Christ and immediately equips the believer to begin and sustain a ministry where he lives.

Teaching Children Effectively Level 1 is a 32-hour course designed to train teachers to evangelize children using the Word of God effectively and carry on an effective children’s ministry in their community public schools–primarily through Good News Clubs, AND Good News Parties.

Course: 8 Week Schedule

Dates/Time: starting August 24th, 2024 @ 8:30am – TCE 1 Schedule

Tuition: $150.00 per student. Fee covers the TCE 1 student packs, student manuals, certificate fee, and snacks.

Location: Providence Church, 5625 Preston Road, Frisco (map)

Course Prerequisites:

To enroll in TCE Level 1 you must be:

  • a born-again Bible believing Christian
  • at least 15 years of age
  • willing to participate in all class activities including practicum sessions

Student practicums are a vital part of the instructional procedure making TCE a refreshing way to train Christians in child evangelism.

Course Objective:

To provide each student with:

  • Increased knowledge about the spiritual needs of children
  • Effective methods of evangelism
  • Basic Skills for organizing and conducting productive children’s Bible classes
  • Practical ideas which make learning enjoyable for boys and girls


Course Subjects

  • 30 Credit Hours
  • The Child in the New Testament
  • The Importance of Conversion
  • How to Lead a Child to Christ
  • Bible Lesson Preparation and Presentation
  • The Invitation
  • Counseling the Child for Salvation
  • Importance of Reaching the Child in your Community
  • The Importance of the Teacher
  • Managing Your Classroom
  • Visual Communication in Teaching
  • Scripture Memorization
  • Teaching with Music
  • Encouraging the Newly Converted Child
  • Organizing the Good News Club
  • Teaching Children to Pray


All course instructors specialize in children’s ministry and are trained and certified by CEF ® Inc.

Course Acccredidation

TCE is an extensive course of the Childrens Ministries Institute® in Warrenton, MO. Credit for this course, taken at one of over 280 extension sites across the United States, may be applied toward the complete 12-week diploma program. Academic credit may be available through various colleges. Students can earn five Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in professional education or in Bible for completing this course.

    A certificate will be awarded by CMI™ to all who successfully complete the course.

    “It is not the will of your Father which is in Heaven, that one of these little ones should perish.”Jesus Christ