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Early Childhood Program Administration - ECP1 Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Early Childhood Care and Education Program Administration TCC program is a sequence of three courses designed to prepare students for a job as manager of a Childcare Learning Center or a Group Day Care Center. The program emphasizes child growth and development and management and administration issues involved in managing a child care center. Graduates have qualifications to be employed in early care and education settings including child care centers, Head Start, and Georgia Pre-K programs.

** Some assignments may require students to attend face-to-face sessions.

Locations Offered:
Valdosta
Ben Hill Irwin
Online
Coffee

Requirements:

  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores, Georgia Milestones Literature/Composition or Georgia Milestones American Literature/Composition (for meeting English requirement only) or GED score of 145 or higher, or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a High School overall GPA of 2.0, a HOPE Scholarship GPA of 2.6 or higher after the completion of 10th grade, or have 2 years documented work experience in the subject area. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

Additional Program Requirements:

  • A satisfactory criminal background check must be completed prior to entering the Early Childhood Care and Education practicum. A felony conviction could prevent employment in the Early Childhood Care and Education field.

Experienced Worker Certification Form

Curriculum
Occupational Courses 9
ECCE 1103 Child Growth and Development 3
ECCE 2320 Program Administration and Facility Management 3
ECCE 2322 Personnel Management 3
Faculty & Staff
Advisor

Early Childhood Care & Education Instructor

Advisor

Early Childhood Care & Education Instructor

Advisor

Early Childhood Care/Education Instructor, GaTAPP Instructor


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