A fun and rewarding career awaits you in early childhood education! In this role, you will use play, art, music, language, and educational tools to help children birth through age eight develop to their full potential. Through a combination of classroom study and field experiences in actual child care settings, you will nurture children of varying abilities and backgrounds, maintain safe and healthy child care environments, and communicate effectively with families. Program includes child development, guiding behavior, and curriculum planning, as well as assessment and regulations in the industry.
Opportunities abound in this ever-growing field with positions available as professional nannies, in child care centers, as teachers and directors, or in schools as teacher assistants. You can also continue your education and earn a birth through grade three teaching degree!