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Teaching Children Effectively


Teaching Children Effectively TCE 1

Teaching Children Effectively TCE 1

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TCE ™ Level 1

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

Course topics include:​​

  • The Child in the New Testament

  • The Importance of Conversion

  • Leading a Child to Christ

  • The Importance of the Teacher

  • Bible Lesson Preparation and Presentation

  • Counseling the Child for Salvation

  • Scripture Memorization

  • Importance of Reaching the Child in the Neighborhood

  • The Good News Club® Program

  • Discipline

  • Teaching Children to Pray

  • Teaching with Music

  • Visual Communication in Teaching

  • Encouraging the Newly Converted Child



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


Course Accreditation

TCE is an extensive course of the Children’s 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.

Learn best by doing

It’s our goal and hope that you will use what you learn to reach more children for Christ. In addition to regular coursework, three practicum sessions conducted during the course provide each student with evaluated experience in applying the theory and thought. Students are also required to participate in teaching five children’s classes within 90 days of completion of the course to receive a certificate. All course instructors specialize in children’s ministry and are certified by Child Evangelism Fellowship®.

Course Prerequisites

To enroll in TCE Level 1 you must be:

-A born-again Christian

-At least 15 years of age

-Willing to participate in all class activities including practicum sessions

Cost: $125

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