Early Childhood Education






Get started! Enroll in the Early Childhood Education program.
For announcements and updates about the EVIT Early Childhood Education program, text EVIT to 855-998-3848.
 
 DESCRIPTION
The Early Childhood Education program is designed to prepare individuals for employment in early childhood settings. This includes: instruction in child growth and development, child health, nutrition, safety, planning, supervision of developmentally-appropriate practices and learning activities, child guidance, family relationships, and parenting. Applicable legal and administrative requirements are also addressed. Preparation for the development and management of effective early childhood programs and facilities is included. *Note: This is a dual enrollment program. For more information, please visit the Dual Enrollment page.
 CAREER CONNECTION
License or Certification Information: Certificate of Completion in Foundations of Early Childhood Education from Mesa Community College; Students opt in to follow pathway; Para Professional Praxis Certification (Seniors only), SafeTalk Suicide Certification, Food Handlers Certificate, CPR and First Aid Certificate
Career Pathway: Preschool or Child Care Assistant Teacher, Recreation/Activities/Party Coordinator, Nanny, Family Care Provider, Elementary Education Aide, Certified Elementary Education Teacher (Early Childhood Endorsement)

Occupational Profile:  https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/25-9042.00
 PROGRAM & COURSE INFORMATION
Program Courses & Course Sequence

CC10 - Early Childhood I - 1 semester - 1.5 credits 

CC20 - Early Childhood II - 1 semester - 1.5 credits 

CC25 - Early Childhood III - 2 semesters - 3 credits

Pre/Co Requisite 6 high school credits (required) and a 2.0 GPA (recommended)
Length of Program 2 - 4 Semesters
College Credit College credit may be available
Technology Requirements Computer access with Windows OS, Adobe Reader, webcam, microphone and anti-virus protection.
Supply Fees Year 1 - estimated supply fee $118
Year 2 - estimated supply fee $47

 Start Date  End Date  Days  Times Campus 
July 24, 2023 May 22, 2024 Monday - Friday, Daily (morning) 8:00am - 10:35am Main
July 24, 2023 May 22, 2024 Monday - Friday, Daily (afternoon) 12:00pm - 2:35pm Main

        

Get started! Enroll in the EVIT Early Childhood Education program.
For announcements and updates about the EVIT Early Childhood Education program, text EVIT to 855-998-3848.