Teacher & Assistant Qualifications
Employee must have an associate’s degree in Child Development/Early Childhood Education and be working towards a bachelor’s degree in ECE/child development. An equivalence is defined as 60 college credits with 30 college credits (semester hours) in CD early childhood education, child development, elementary education (must still have at least 15 credits in ECE) or early childhood special education that encompasses child development and learning of children birth through kindergarten; family and community relationships; observing, documenting and assessing young children; teaching and learning; and professional practices and development, including relevant field based experience.
Employee must have a High School Diploma or GED. Employee must also have a minimum of 12 college credit hours or 5 years’ experience working in Early Childhood Education.
Employee must have a high school diploma or GED and continue their education by enrolling in a professional ECE program.