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Early Care & Education

"What I love most about the Early Childhood program at OCtech is that I have the opportunity to experience real-world situations in the work field through hands-on training in both school and day care settings."

- ASHLEE GILLIAM, Early Care and Education

Gain confidence in creating relevant curriculum and applying appropriate teaching principles to meet the needs of young children. Work as a teacher in an early childhood development center or teacher’s aide in a public school, or start your own child development center. Students can choose from three areas of concentration - Arts and Science, Business and Occupational.


Special Admissions Requirements
Students in the Early Childhood Development programs must:

  • Meet the specific program requirements outlined in admissions requirements.
  • Complete a physical exam, including TB screening and hepatitis vaccines.
  • Have a satisfactory police or government record check to indicate no prior child abuse or neglect record.

Program Details