Early Childhood Education

Early childhood student with children.
  • This program prepares students to obtain the Early Childhood Professional Certificate (ECPC). Students gain valuable experience working in our HOPE childcare center.

    Early Childhood Education Teaches:

    • Childcare Worker 1
    • Childcare Worker 2
    • Teacher Aide (Preschool)
    • Preschool Teacher

    Career Potential – Click here

    Industry Certifications or Accreditation

    • Early Childhood Professional Certificate
    Placement Rate: 100% 

    Next Start Date: January 19, 2021

    Registration Deadline: December 7, 2020

     

  • Adult Enrollment

    Program Length: 600 Hours

    Schedule: Monday -Friday: 7:45am – 2:45pm

    Cost:  $2,335 for entire program* (Click here for a detailed cost sheet *For Estimation Purposes Only. Prices Subject to Change. Financial Aid available for those who qualify.)

    Basic Skill Requirement:

    If required, take the Basic Skills Test at our Testing Center. Call 941-255-7500 Ext. 120 to schedule to take the test.

    Accepted Tests

    Reading

    Math

    Language

    TABE

    9

    9

    9

    New SAT

    24

    24

    25

    ACT

    19

    19

    17

    GED 2014

    145

    145

    145

    College Board Accuplacer

    83

    72

    83

     

    ONET Government occupation information

    • Federal CIP Code: 19.0709
    • Program Number: E300100

    Steps to Enroll:

    1. Pay Application Fee
      • Write down your transaction number for step 2
    2. Complete the Application
    3. Complete the CTC Registration Packet
      • Print out and complete the documents in the registration packet
    4. Call 941-255-7500 for an appointment with Student Services to enroll in this program.

    Still have questions before you enroll? Contact Us

    Need financial aid?

    1. Complete the FAFSA
    2. Call 941-255-7500 for an appointment with Financial Aid Specialist as soon as you receive FAFSA/ PELL email that you have been approved