Early Childhood Education

Early childhood student with children.
  • Length: 600 Hours
  • Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:30am – 2:45pm
  • Cost Sheet
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  • Steps to Enroll
  • Registration Deadline: December 7, 2020   Next Start Date: January 19, 2021

  • 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

    Industry Certifications or Accreditation

    • Federal CIP Code: 19.0709
    • Program Number: E300100
    Basic Skills Requirement
    Accepted Tests Reading Math Language
    TABE 9 9 9
    GED 2014 145 145 145
    College Board Accuplacer 83 72 83
    New SAT 24 24 25
    ACT 19 19 17

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