Early Childhood Education offers students the opportunity to learn about the fundamentals of child care via classroom learning, simulations and actual hands-on experiences in various child care settngs.
College credit is offered for infant and toddler education, health and safety, and curriculum and instruction. Students get hands-on experience working in an on-site child care center.
Students can earn certifications in American Heart First Aid/CPR, Communicable Disease, and Child Abuse and Neglect. They participate in FCCLA and the national Educators Rising program.
They develop thinking and problem-solving skills, help children achieve independence, create hands-on activities for children, learn how to teach through play and can earn national accreditation.
Graduates of the program go on to work in preschools, and become children care providers, nannies and future teachers.