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Early Child Care Workforce Certificate for High School Students in Early Childhood Education (C55820P)

This curriculum prepares individuals to work in early childcare settings. Students will combine best practices, competency-based knowledge, and practice in actual settings with children 0-12 years old.

Course work includes child growth and development, physical/nutritional needs of preschool children, safety issues in the care of preschool children; care and guidance; communication skills with families and children; design and implementation of appropriate curriculum; and other related topics.

Graduates should be prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate programs in early childcare settings. Employment opportunities include public and private childcare programs family childcare homes, and other early childcare programs.

For more information about registration and enrollment, please see the College Catalog. You must have advisor approval to register and enroll. The advisor will ensure you are placed in the right sequence of courses to meet your academic and program completion needs.