Child Care Services

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Students in our Early Childhood Education program receive practical experience at local daycares in the community. Students study all the phases of child development: physical, social, emotional and intellectual. They learn about nutrition, guidance, and discipline.
Students also study how to help children develop daily living skills, teach them the value of play, literature, music, art, math, and science in child development. Students present a series of learning and developmental activities in child care facilities practicing their creative teaching, child caring and management skills.
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Courses of Study

• Health and Safety Procedures
• Human Growth /Development
• Learning Environment
• Developmental Activities
• Curriculum Development
• Food Service Activities
• Clinical Experience
• Child Care Activities

Career Paths

• Child Care Aide
• Assistant Group Supervisor
• Teacher Aide
• Nanny
• Recreation Leader

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Certifications

• First Aid
• CPR
• CDA- Ready Certification

Post-Secondary Opportunities

• CCAC
• Chatham University
• Edinboro University
• Slippery Rock University
• University of Pittsburgh
• Westmoreland County CC

*Gainful Employment Disclosure for Adult Students