Early Care and Education Director Career Major - Overview

Early Care and Education Director

early care and education director
Campus
Child Care Training Center
(Springlake Campus)
Career Major Length
1300 hours
Who Can Enroll
Seniors & Adults
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$3,600.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$9,360.00
Book Costs:
$112.00
Supplies Costs:
$0.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$17/hr

This major prepares students to be directors in early care and education facilities and provides a stepping-stone for students seeking degrees in education, counseling, and child development. Instruction includes general supervision, development, and education of children along with supervisory and management skills and occurs in the classroom and laboratory, as well as in as a supervised practicum experience. Successful completion of Director and having a high school diploma or GED meets the Oklahoma Registry requirements for bronze level through the Oklahoma Center for Early Childhood Professional Development.

Career Major Length
1300.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Professional Development I
95.00
Intro to Nutrition, Health & Safety
105.00
Intro to Guidance of Young Children
60.00
Intro to Child Development
75.00
Parent, Community & Program Planning I
50.00
Professional Development II
75.00
Child Guidance, Behavior & Classroom Management
50.00
Creative Arts
80.00
Cognitive/Social Skills
100.00
Parent, Community & Program Planning II
105.00
Observation & Training II
115.00
Early Care & Education Director
250.00
Infant & Toddler Care
140.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Good physical and mental health
  • Patience and enthusiasm for working with children
  • Good human relations skills
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Creative thinking skills
  • Reading and math skills at the 8th grade level or above

Required Prerequisites

  • Must have a clean OSBI background check

Certifications Available