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.

Certification
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

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  • Name

  • (If applicable)
  • Address

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