Education programs are designed to help students focus on education career fields and transfer programs that support planning, managing and providing education and training services, and related learning support services.
This certificate program is designed to prepare individuals for employment in environments where the care and education of young children is the primary focus.
Program content aligns with Virginia’s Core Competencies for Early Childhood Professionals, Virginia’s Early Learning and Development Standards as well as the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s Professional Preparation Standards.
This program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a degree that leads to teacher certification. It provides students with the coursework and skills needed to pursue further study in education, leading to jobs in teaching at a variety of grade levels.