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Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

The Early Childhood Education program offers specific training in the education and care of young children. The Program deepens the student's understanding of children, their families and developmentally appropriate practices while preparing students for careers in early childhood education.

The program offers a strong foundation in child development, curriculum writing, environmental planning, and guidance of young children that allows students to immediately take classroom and lab learning into the workplace to create quality developmentally appropriate learning environments.

The field of Early Childhood Education is a broad field in which professionals have many opportunities for exciting careers.

  • Home childcare provider
  • Childcare administrator
  • Assistant child advocate
  • Childcare head teacher
  • Childcare teacher
  • Curriculum coordinator for childcare settings
  • Head start teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Kindergarten – 3rd grade Teacher
  • Kindergarten Assistant
  • Para Professional
  • Family First Coordinator

Snow College also offers a Child Care Management Applied Associate degree. The Child Care Management degree offers specific training in the education and care of young children. The program consist of on-the-job learning opportunities for prospective preschool teachers and offers important business skills needed to start and operate home or commercial childcare services.