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Early Childhood Education

Preschool Pathways Certificate

This certificate provides you with the skills needed in the early care and education of children from three to age six years. It is designed for students just entering the early care and education field, those who wish to focus their education and work experience with preschoolers, and those already employed in child care, but who need an immediate certificate to continue working in an Oregon licensed facility.

You may continue on to the Associate of Applied Science or the Associate of Science degrees, seamlessly, since all of the certificate classes are wholly contained within the degree programs.

Careers

View / Download Career Pathways information for Early Childhood Education

Catalog Info

View / Download catalog information for Early Childhood Education

Program Requirements

Students will be required to register in the Oregon Registry before beginning coursework and pay for a background history check. Proof of MMR vaccinations is also required for ED 101. CPR and First Aid, and a Food Handler’s Certificate are required before ED 103.

Other Certificates & Degrees at UCC

Why UCC?

Why UCCAt UCC, you can earn a variety of certificates and degrees that can enhance your current career or place you in the workforce sooner. Plus, UCC offers:

• Expert faculty dedicated to teaching
• Personal attention and small class sizes
• Online classes

Contact

Prospective students should visit Advising and Career Services to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.

Gwen Soderberg-Chase - Contact
Education Program Coordinator
Education Instructor
Phone: 541-784-8622

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