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Early Childhood Education

College Credits

In this program you can earn college credit!

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Campus/Instructors

Diamond Oaks:  Deborah Roddy roddyd@greatoaks.com
Laurel Oaks:  Mary Ann Horne  hornem@greatoaks.com
Live Oaks:  Linda Danford  danfordl@greatoaks.com
Scarlet Oaks:  Cheryl Schnell schnellc@greatoaks.com

Career Pathways

Preschool assistant
Preschool teacher
School counselor
Elementary teacher
Intervention specialist
Summer camp counselor
Day care director

Learn more about one of the many career options in this field!

Available Certifications

ECSI (Emergency Care & Safety Institute) CPR/First Aid Certification
Recognition & Reporting of Child Abuse and Recognition of Communicable Diseases
Step Up to Quality Certification for Curriculum & Assessment Series Modules for ECE Teachers
Child Development Associate (CDA)

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Related Information

Learn more about this and other careers

People often say that their first teacher is their most memorable teacher.  You can help young children get the right start in life through a career in Early Childhood Education.

Learn to: 

  • Work in an early childhood education center that promotes physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development.
  • Establish an environment for children birth through age 8 that encourages safety, developmentally-appropriate play, exploration and learning.
  • Demonstrate professional and business skills necessary to operate a successful preschool or early childhood education center.
  • Supervise, guide and care for children during their learning experiences in art, music, social studies, science, language and literacy, and dramatic play.

(Note: This is a high school program. For options for adults, click here.)

Great Oaks Early Childhood Education 2015

See the preschoolers at Laurel Oaks learning and having fun!  Click here.