Early Childhood Education

Program Goals

All Consumer Service students will:

  • Earn National Skills Certificates, i.e. National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) and PA Skills Certificates.
  • Successfully transition into a 1st career job and/or related post-secondary training.
  • Be proficient in their career major and demonstrate proficiency through hands-on performance and theoretical testing.

Program Description

  • Explore the early childhood profession by interacting with infants, toddlers, preschoolers and elementary school children in our modern daycare center.
  • Create a professional portfolio for college and careers in early childhood education.
  • Design, develop, and deliver early learning activities.

Employment Opportunities

  • Assistant Group Supervisor
  • Child Care Aide
  • Child Care Director
  • Elementary Teacher
  • Family/Group Day Care Provider
  • Group Supervisor
  • Learning Support Teacher
  • Nanny
  • Primary Classroom Aide

Textbooks:
http://store.cdacouncil.org/cdaapplicationpackets.aspx 
https://shoppaheritage.com/collections/education.  

Clearances:
Child Abuse Clearance
State Police (PATCH) Criminal Background Check
FBI Fingerprinting Background Check 
Enter Service Code: 1KG738