Early Childhood Education

College Credits

In this program you can earn college credit!

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Laurel Oaks:  Mary Ann Horne  hornem@greatoaks.com
Live Oaks:  Linda Danford  danfordl@greatoaks.com
Scarlet Oaks:  Sadie Bonifas bonifass@greatoaks.com

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Career Pathways

Preschool assistant
Preschool teacher
Early childhood teacher
School counselor
Elementary teacher
Intervention specialist
Early childhood center director

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

Available Certifications

Child Abuse Awareness & Prevention

Council for Professional Recognition – Child Development Associate

Communicable Disease Prevention for Childcare Personnel

CPR/First Aid


Currently offered; subject to change


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Courses and credentials available in this program

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

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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.)

Essential skills and knowledge you’ll need to be successful in this program

Virtual Tours:


Great Oaks Early Childhood Education 2018

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