Our programs prepare you for jobs that employers are trying to fill — both locally and nationally. While many young people are finding it difficult to move forward with their careers, CTE graduates find themselves in demand.

Early Childhood Education

CTE Early Childhood Edcucation ClassA two-year program based on Child Development Associate (CDA) competencies and requirements

› Focuses on developing skills in early childcare and the education profession.
› Provides students with the opportunity to work with children three and four years old, under supervision, in an on-site preschool that is free to the community.
› Students learn to provide guidance, promote positive and productive relationships with families,
and ensure a well-run childcare program.
› Students learn to establish and maintain a safe, healthy learning environment, while nurturing
the physical, intellectual, social, and emotional development of young children.
› Curriculum includes commencement level math and English language arts.

Certifications & Endorsements
› CPR/First Aid/AED
› Students earn hours toward the Child Development Associate Credential and may pursue this certification after completing the program

Future Possibilities
Students completing the program successfully qualify to work as:
› Entry-level position in a day care, pre-school, or Head Start program 

Employment opportunities requiring further education:
› Careers leading to teaching birth through 6th grade
› Careers involved in the education and development of young children (i.e. social work)

For more information related to Career Opportunities, please visit: CareerZone and the US Bureau of Labor Statistics


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