Early Childhood

Grades 11-12
Child Development is a two year program designed for students who wish to pursue a career in Early Childhood Education. Graduates are prepared to continue as an early childhood teacher at Head Start or in a private institution. Students will focus on children ages 3-5. In addition to classwork, 480 hours will be spent working in a state approved early childhood facility.

Students will prepare for the Child Development Associate Certification. Upon graduation, students will be eligible to take this national certification test.

Possible employers after college: Head start, local schools

On-Campus Preschool

Crowder College offers an on-campus preschool that serves multiple purposes. It provides our students the opportunity to have a daycare facility to manage as well as provides families another preschool option for their child ages 3-5. Registration for the program is below: 

Preschool Registration for Early Childhood Center

Application for admission into the Early Childhood Center Preschool program through Crowder's Technical Education Center.

Step 1 of 3 - Personal Information

  • Name

  • (If applicable)
  • Address

  • Please use the address where the child primarily resides.
  • (If applicable)