Provides the courses required by the Department of Early Education and Care for those seeking licensure as head teachers in preschool settings. These five required courses must be supplemented by the addition of 27 months of Preschool classroom experience in a site licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care or comparable state agency that are not provided or supervised by the College. The program is recommended for those who are now working as aides, or who are interested in working with young children. Note that the employment standard is increasingly changing to completion of the associate’s degree in early childhood education.
- Curriculum documents
- Early Childhood Education (lec) required courses – from our official academic catalog
- Degree completion checklist (2016-17) – a worksheet to track your progress towards completing this program
To plan certificate completion, see the course descriptions in the academic catalog which specify the planned semester(s) in which required classes are to be scheduled.
Work in preschools or enter an associate degree program.