• Early Childhood Education

    This is the perfect program for students who love working with young children! Early Childhood Education
    qualifies you for a variety of professional positions. Learning about the education profession all while
    having a hand in the development of our preschoolers at our on-site preschool. At our on-site preschool,
    students 2.9 to 5 years old participate in multi-sensory, meaningful learning experiences created and
    produced by the high school students. These lessons and activities prepare the young students for
    transition into elementary school. In our program, students receive a snap shot of the teaching profession
    while building employability skills such as cooperation and responsibility.

    Highlights
    Hands on Experience Participating in our Laboratory Classroom
    Exploration of Child Growth and Development
    Planning and Leading Lessons and Activities for our Preschool Students
    Practice in Curriculum Development and Differentiated Instruction
    Lesson Planning
    Introduction to the Responsive Classroom Style of Teaching
    Interdisciplinary Team Settings
    Employability Preparedness


    Career Opportunities in Early Childhood Education

    Entry Level Occupations

    • Infant/Toddler Assistant Teacher
    • Preschool Assistant Teacher
    • Kindergarten Aide in Public Schools
    • Before/After School Care
    • Day Care Center Aide
    • Family Day Care Provider
    • Special Needs Aide
    • ABA Tutor

    With a Post- Secondary Degree and/or Advanced Training

    • Early Childhood Education Teacher (Pre-K through 2 nd Grade License)
    • Elementary Education Teacher (1st- 6 th Grade License)
    • Middle School Education Teacher (6 th -8 th Grade License)
    • High School Education Teacher (9 th -12 th Grade License)
    • Moderate Special Education Teacher (Pre-K through 12 th Grade License)
    • Severe Special Education Teacher (Pre-K through 12 th Grade License)
    • Counseling & Psychology
    • Expressive Arts Therapist
    • Child Development Consultant
    • Early Intervention Specialist
    • Social Worker
    • BCBA/ABA
    • Reading Specialist