Early Care and Education Teacher Assistant Career Major - Overview

Early Care and Education Teacher Assistant

early care and education teacher assistant
Campus
Child Care Training Center
(Springlake Campus)
Career Major Length
525 hours
Who Can Enroll
Juniors, Seniors & Adults
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$1,312.50
Out-of-State Tuition:
$3,413.50
Book Costs:
$320.00
Supplies Costs:
$0.00

This major prepares students to provide instructional assistance to children under the direction of a licensed teacher in early care and education facilities. Students are taught health and safety, guidance, curriculum, and nutrition in a classroom/laboratory setting as well as in a supervised practicum experience. Upon successful completion of Teacher Assistant, the student is also recognized as having met the Entry Level Child Care Training (ELCCT) requirements.

Career Major Length
525.00Total 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 and Program Planning I
50.00
Infant & Toddle 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 orginizational 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