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Early Childhood Education

Edmonds College
Program overview
2 years
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
English

Start dates
Lynnwood
Fall

Lynnwood
Fall

Lynnwood
Fall

Lynnwood
Spring

About this program

Early Childhood Education

Early childhood educators support the growth and development of children from birth to age 8 in a variety of early learning settings that include preschools, center-based and home-based child care programs, Head Start, ECEAP, infant and toddler learning environments, and school-age classes.

Teachers play an important role in the lives of children and their families in our community. Gain the skills and knowledge in this growing field that applies professionally based best practices to quality early experiences of young children. Join this challenging and rewarding field as an educator, advocate, and leader in the present and future success of children!

Program content

  • Mathematics for Early Childhood Education
  • Science for Early Childhood Education
  • Workshop in Early Childhood Education
  • Special Topics: Early Childhood Education
  • Special Topics: Early Childhood Education
  • Early Childhood Field Practicum
  • Early Childhood Practicum
  • Early Childhood Practicum
  • Creative Expression
  • Math for Young Children
  • Activities for Infants and Toddlers
  • Connecting with Families
  • Special Topics: Early Childhood Education
  • Individual Project in Early Childhood Education
  • Introduction to Early Childhood Education
  • Health, Nutrition, and Safety
  • Practicum-Nurturing Relationships
  • Infant and Toddler Care
  • Family Childcare
  • Administration of Early Learning Programs
  • Curriculum Development
  • Environments for Young Children
  • Language and Literacy Development: CD
  • Observation and Assessment

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the website for more information.

Tuition

Tuition fee* costs for academic year 2021-2022 (September-June):

  • Three Quarters: $9,947.40
  • One Quarter: $3,315,80

*Based on 15 college/high school credits

$500 Tuition Reduction for the 21-22 Academic Year!

Starting Spring 2021, each new student taking 12 or more High School or College credits will receive a $500 tuition reduction for a maximum of 2 quarters for the 21-22 Academic Year (Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring). This amounts to a tuition savings of $1,000 to students!

$50 Application Fee Waived until June 30, 2022!

We are excited to announce that as an additional support to new students, our application fees will be temporary waived. Effective immediately, our application fee of $50 will be waived for all new applications until June 30, 2022.

Placement test fee is waived as well.

Qualification

Associate in Applied Science - Transfer

  • Early Childhood Education - Associate in Applied Science-T Degree

Associate of Technical Arts

  • Early Childhood Education - Associate of Technical Arts Degree

Certificate

  • Early Childhood Education - Intermediate Certificate
  • Early Childhood Education - State Early Childhood Education Certificate (statewide)
  • Early Childhood Education - State Initial Early Childhood Education Certificate (statewide)
  • Early Childhood Education - State Short Early Childhood Education Certificate of Specialization - Administration (statewide)
  • Early Childhood Education - State Short Early Childhood Education Certificate of Specialization - Family Childcare (statewide)
  • Early Childhood Education - State Short Early Childhood Education Certificate of Specialization - General (statewide)
  • Early Childhood Education - State Short Early Childhood Education Certificate of Specialization - Infants and Toddlers (statewide)
  • Early Childhood Education - State Short Early Childhood Education Certificate of Specialization - School Age Care (statewide)

Certificate of Completion

    Early Childhood Education - Infant and Toddler Certificate of Completion

You will learn

  • hands-on skills and practical applications;
  • to work in partnership with parents;
  • professionally defined best practices;
  • to become a child development specialist;
  • skills of advocacy and leadership on behalf of children and families; and
  • the use of reflection, observation, and decision making to guide your actions.

Career paths

Careers include:

  • Infant teachers
  • Toddler teachers
  • Preschool teachers
  • Center-based teachers
  • Headstart/ ECEAP teachers
  • Family child care providers
  • Before- and after-school-age teachers
  • Elementary classroom assistants
  • Special education assistants
  • Primary-level teachers (with a pre-3 endorsement)
  • Parent educators
  • Program supervisors

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About this institute

Edmonds College

Edmonds College offers two-year university transfer degrees, English as a Second Language (ESL), professional degree certificates and a Washington State High School diploma. Our beautiful park-like campus is located 30 minutes north of the innovative and bustling city of Seattle...


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Why study at Edmonds College

At Edmonds College the opportunities are endless!

  • High school completion program (finish your high school while earning university credits)
  • University transfer degrees- start your bachelor’s degree at Edmonds College, then transfer to a university of your choice. Our graduates have transferred to nationally ranked universities all over Washington, the United States, and abroad!
  • Gap year opportunities- study with us for 3, 6 or 9 months. We offer professional certificates that you can earn in 9 months or less.
  • Earn a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science- these hands-on bachelor's degrees provide you with practical skills that prepare you for a job in Family Life Education, Manufacturing and Engineering Technology, Integrated Health Management, and in the fall of 2023, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
  • Edmonds provides free comprehensive support services such as tutoring, advising, and career exploration, all with supportive, caring faculty whose priority is to help students succeed in the United States.
  • State-of-the-art facilities- you will have access to the latest technology
  • On-campus employment opportunities and upon graduation of a degree or certificate, you qualify for twelve-month employment opportunities in the USA
  • We accept applications 4 times a year: January, March, June and September

Contact info

Edmonds College

20000 68th Ave. W
98036 Lynnwood Washington
United States of America

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www.edmonds.edu

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