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Early Care and Education

 

Students create fun and amazing activities for children; shape the intellectual, social, emotional and physical development of children; and create developmentally appropriate learning activities.

Career Majors

  • ECE Infant and Toddler Care - 1120 hrs.*
  • ECE Master Teacher - 1050 hrs.*
  • ECE Teacher Assistant - 525 hrs.

*Pell Eligible

Approximate Program Cost

  • In-District High School Students - TUITION-FREE
  • In-District Adult Students - $2.50 per credit hour + supplies
  • Out-of-District Adult Students - $5 per credit hour + supplies

Qualities We Recommend

  • Reading, writing and math - 8th grade level
  • Patience
  • Have a rapport and work with children of multiple age groups
  • Be able to feed, change diapers and clean up after children
  • Safety & responsibility for self & others
  • Stooping/bending/standing/sitting
  • Working long hours
  • Certifications
  • Pre-PAC National Family & Consumer Sciences Education
  • WorkKeys
  • CDA

Who Can Apply?

Adults and in-district high school sophomores, juniors and seniors can apply. A background check is required.

Schedule

Classes are Monday through Friday from August to May with all day or half day enrollment options.

Student Organization

FCCLA

Accrediting Agency

Education NAC

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