• Early Childhood Education

    AHS   CDO

  • Future Careers

    • Elementary/Preschool Teacher/Director (preschool thru grade 3)
    • Speech Pathologist
    • Pediatrician
    • Nurse
    • Child Psychologist
    • Social Worker
    • School Counselor


    Year 1: Early Childhood Education I
    Year 2: Early Childhood Education II
    Year 3: Early Childhood Education III
    Year 4:
    Early Childhood Education IV or Early Childhood Education Internship


    This pathway is a minimum of 2 years.




  • Summary                  

    Students will be prepared for immediate employment in entry-level jobs such as a Childcare Assistant, Nanny, or Preschool Lead Teacher and to continue to study in a 2-year or 4-year college or university.

    • Learn about the continuum of physical, sensory, social, emotional, cognitive, language, and literacy development of young children.
    • Design activities and establish practices promoting young children’s overall development.
    • Master effective employability skills and professionalism in early childhood education.
    • Create, research, and provide developmentally appropriate learning materials and activities within our on-site preschool that make the activities fun and hands-on. 

    Industry Certifications

    • First Aid/CPR
    • Food Handlers
    • Paraprofessional

  • Post Secondary Options

Direct Employment Certificate 2 Year Degree 4 Year Degree
Child Care License Child Development Child Development and Family Relations
Child Development Associate Child Care and Parenting Early Childhood Education
Educational Aide Certificate, Level I Elementary Education
Educational Aide Certificate, Level II Secondary Education
Teacher Certification Social Work
Human Services