Early Childhood Education Points of Interest

    • 6 months
    • Class Meets: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 8AM – 12 PM
    • Estimated Cost
    • Entry Level Pay: $9 - $13 per hour

     

    Industry Certification/Licensure
    Students receive their Staff Credential by taking the following state mandated exams from The Department of Children and Families Childcare Training

    Childcare Facility Rules & Regulations, Child Abuse & Neglect, Child Growth & Development, Health, Safety, & Nutrition, Behavioral Observation & Screening, Preschool Appropriate Practices, and Understanding Developmentally Appropriate Practices and 600 hours of Advanced Early Childhood Training.  In addition, they apply for their National CDA and if successful receive the following:

    • ECPC (Early Childhood Professional Certificate), National CDA (Child Development Associate).
    • Statewide Articulation (Community Colleges in Florida)

     

    Upon successful completion of this program, students enrolling in an Early Childhood Education program are eligible to be rewarded 9 semester hours.

    Gainful Employment Information:  Early Childcare Education

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Program Overview

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Program Requirements

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