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Career Goals

 

The Early Childhood Education Program at PVCC
“Quality Education That Counts”

Match your educational goal to PVCC’s Early Childhood Education classes!

ADHS Licensing Requirement

http://www.azdhs.gov/als/childcare/

Each credit at PVCC is worth 18 clock hours of training! You can help meet your annual training requirements and earn college credit.

Accreditation
Educational Requirements
http://www.naeyc.org
http://www.nccanet.org
http://www.nafcc.org

Courses at PVCC can be used to meet various accreditation criteria for administrators, teachers, and teacher assistants.

Enhanced skills and employment performance

PVCC’s Early Childhood Education classes are taught by experienced instructors with advanced degrees and training.  Classes are designed to provide you with skills, knowledge, and techniques that you can use immediately in your work with children and families.

Early Childhood Education The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Early Childhood Education (ECE) program is designed to prepare individuals for employment as early childhood professionals in a variety of educational settings.

Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential
https://www.cdacouncil.org/index.php

PVCC specializes in providing coursework and mentoring for the CDA credential.

Arizona Department of Education (ADE) Early Childhood Certificate and Endorsement

PVCC’s Early Childhood and Child and Family Studies classes can be used to meet the requirements of the state’s new Early Childhood (birth – 3rd grade) Certificate Option B or endorsement.

Transfer to University

 

PVCC’s AAS degree and many classes can be used in a transfer program to several of our local universities. Check with an advisor for specific information.

Contact Christie Colunga by e-mail at christie.colunga@paradisevalley.edu or by phone at
602-787-7731 for additional information.