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: August 2023

  • High School Enrollment

    Program Length: 4 credits (2 years)

    Cost:  $55 for the entire program* (Click here for a detailed cost sheet *For Estimation Purposes Only. Prices are Subject to Change.)

    The program requires students to obtain 480 hours of direct work experience with children 5 years and younger while enrolled in the program.

    ONET Government occupation information

    • Federal CIP Code: 19.0709
    • Program Number: E300100

  • Council on Occupational Education Accredited

    COE Resources - Council on Occupational Education Phone: 800-917-2081 Florida Department of Education Phone: 850-245-0505

    Veterans' Information Charlotte Technical College's full time programs are approved for education and training by the Veteran's State Approval Agency. Veterans and Dependents of Disabled or Deceased Veterans who plan to attend full-time programs at CTC should contact Student Service located in Building A.