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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

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
College Credits
Available Certifications
Lab Fees
Bobi Thompson
  • Child Development Associate (CDA)
  • Communicable Disease
  • CPR First Aid
  • OCTF Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention
  • OSHA 10 
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)
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