Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Entry Certificate (new program)

This certificate program provides the State-designated entry-level requirements for working in early care and education settings. These certificates are designed to prepare students for careers as:

• Child Care Workers
• Preschool Teachers

Early Childhood Director Certificate (new program)

This certificate program provides the State-designated entry-level requirements for working in early care and education settings. These certificates are designed to prepare students for careers as:

• Child Care Workers
• Preschool Teachers

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  1. Identify theories, applications, goals, techniques, and factors that influence expectations of children
    Apply key areas of professional knowledge (child growth and development, health, nutrition and safety, etc.) to working with children ages birth through 8.
  2. Apply key principles of human relations and administrative theory to the management of an Early Childhood facilities