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.