The Early Childhood Education certificate is designed to provide students with the knowledge and hands-on experience to successfully work with children birth through age 8 in a child care setting. Each course in this certificate may be applied to the Early Childhood Education major.
TYPICAL JOBS: Child care provider, child care owner/operator, Department of Education Pre-K assistant
*These courses meet the education requirements for a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. If you currently work in a child care area and are interested in applying for a CDA credential, please call 731-855-9198 to contact the Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance (TECTA) Office, located at the DSCC Gibson County Center or visit the TECTA website at www.tecta.info for more information.