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What You Will Learn:

You will learn to create a nurturing, safe classroom where every child thrives. You will study how children develop and how to plan age-appropriate activities that foster their development.
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What It Is Like:

A combination of classroom-based instruction and field experience helps you move from observer to active participant. 
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Where It Can Take You:

Upon successful completion of this degree program, you will be prepared to work as an assistant or head teacher in a program working with children from birth to Grade 2, as a teaching assistant in a public school, Head Start, family child care provider or nanny.

National Accreditation: The Early Childhood A.A.S at Onondaga Community College is accredited by the Commission on Early Childhood Higher Education Programs of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1313 L Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005. (800) 424-2460 ext. 8007.

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"I was always the one who wanted to be the teacher when I played with friends. This field is the perfect fit for my interests!" ~Gayle P.