Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

This program is designed to prepare you for a rewarding career related to the care and instruction of infants, toddlers and preschool children.  All while working towards your CDA credentials.

Take a 360º Tour of Early Childhood Education

Skills Learned

  • Child Growth & Development
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Lesson Planning
  • Computer Instruction
  • Child Abuse Laws, Reporting & Procedures
  • Communication Skills
  • Licensing Laws
  • Nutrition
  • Health & Safety
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Discipline Procedures
  • Writing Goals & Objectives
  • Basic Teaching Skills
  • Observation

College Credits

North Central State College


  • CDA-Child Development Associate

Program Highlights

  • Create, research and provide developmentally appropriate preschool materials for children
  • Regularly facilitate lesson plans in a State Certified Preschool
  • Prepare young children for Kindergarten using ODE Content Standards

Career Focus

Prepared for college in a teaching career, advanced certifications and immediate employment as an aide.


  • Day Care Aide
  • Head Start Program
  • Preschool Aide
  • Home Based Childcare
  • Kindergarten Aide
  • Teacher
  • Nanny

Pioneer Career and Technology Center
27 Ryan Road
Shelby, Ohio, 44875

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