Education and Training

Care and Guidance of Children

Students enrolled in the Care and Guidance of Children program receive instruction in the physical, social, mental, and emotional development of young children. To reinforce classroom learning the program operates a licensed preschool. The preschool provides program students with practical work experience, and the implementation of a preschool curriculum that promotes early childhood learning. Students qualify for a First Aid/CPR license and receive certificates for course study in communicable diseases and child abuse. Qualified childcare workers should have no difficulty finding employment in this career field. Employment of childcare workers is expected to grow through the year 2012.


Program Highlights

Child DevelopmentHealth and Safety
GuidanceSchool-Age Programs
Day Care LicensingParent Involvement
NutritionEarly Childhood Curriculum
CPR TrainingInfant and Toddler Care
Care for the Handicapped; First AidCommunicable Disease and Child Abuse Education


Career Opportunities

Family Day Care OwnerSpecial Education Assistant
Child Care WorkerNanny
Public School AssistantPreschool Assistant/Teacher
Head Start Program Assistant Teacher


Career Pathways to

Daycare Owner / DirectorEarly Childhood Teaching License (Age 3 – 8)