What You Will Learn
What Is The Early Childhood Education Associate’s Degree?
The Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education is housed within the College of Education. The curriculum provides a foundation for learning among students younger than primary school age. This curriculum covers all areas where knowledge is needed for the Child Development Associate assessment.
What Will I Learn In This Program?
- Understanding of central concepts within subjects taught.
- Planning lessons appropriate to the student and subject matter.
- Basing teaching on development and student need.
- Relational skills for interpersonal communication with students and parents.
- Collaboration with teachers, administration, and parents
What Courses Will I Take?
What Resources Are Available To Me?
- National Association for the Education of Young Children
- Association for Early Learning Leaders
- National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators
- National Education Association
Additional resources specifically for Tech students:
Where Might I Find A Job After Graduating From This Program?
Positions within the Early Childhood field vary from childcare and day care organizations to developmental assistance. Students can think out of the box with this major as well through careers in public education programming.
While this program is primarily geared toward those who wish to work as a Child Development Associate, opportunities may also exist within the realms of private tutoring or teaching to adults and/or children.
Where Can I Get More Information About The Early Childhood Education Associate’s Degree?
For more information about the Early Childhood Education associate’s degree and requirements, see the program within the College of Education catalog.