Early Childhood Education

  • Create, research and provide developmentally appropriate preschool lessons for children
  • Develop appropriate learning themes for children ages birth to nine
  • Operate a state-certified pre-school, preparing young children for kindergarten


What can I do when I graduate?
  1. Child care provider
  2. Preschool assistant
  3. Early Childhood Education classroom aide
  4. Summer program assistant
What would I do in this class?
  1. Child Development
  2. Health and Safety
  3. Communication and Guidance
  4. Nutrition
  5. Ohio Academic Content Standards
  6. Lesson Plans
  7. Parent Involvement
  8. Facility Care and Maintenance
What can I do with further training?
  1. Teacher: Pre-K, elementary, special education
  2. Head Start Teacher/Director
  3. Director- Early Childhood Education Center
  4. Nanny
  5. Speech Therapist
  6. Social Services Worker

Program Quick Facts

Early Childhood Education students must be able to:

  • Physically lift a child, walk ½ mile maintaining the pace of a 3-5 year old child, and see, hear, and respond to children
  • Follow a 3-step direction
  • Work cooperatively with peers and engage in positive interactions with others
  • Express ideas clearly when speaking so that children can understand
  • React and respond to children and situations in a safe and reasonable time frame
  • Recognize problems or potential problems and formulate solutions to problems
  • Read and understand materials and texts used in class

Lab Fees

  • Level 1 (junior) - $ 25.00
  • First Aid Training -paid at time of training $25.00
  • Communicable Disease Training-paid at time of training - $25.00
  • (Supplies, physical, and uniforms supplied by student)
  • Level 2 (senior) - $ 25.00
  • Child/Infant CPR Training - paid at time of training- $25.00
  • Child Abuse Recognition Training- paid at time of training - $25.00
  • (Supplies and uniforms supplied by student)

Uniform requirements

  • Navy Scrub Pants, Scrub Top, Tennis shoes (to be supplied by student)

Career/Tech Club Affiliation


  • None at this time.