The Associate in Applied Science major in Early Care and Education(AAS.ECED) at York Technical College is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, https://www.naeyc.org.
The current accreditation term runs from November 2021 through November 2023.
The Early Childhood Development Certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level jobs in the area of early childhood development. The certificate courses provide basic knowledge of child growth and development.
The Child Care Management Certificate will prepare or enhance an individual for an administrative position in a child care setting. The program includes studies in areas of administration, management, child development, curriculum, health, safety, nutrition, and family/community relations.
The Infant and Toddler Development Certificate is designed to help upgrade and enhance the skills of infant and toddler child care professionals, and is also open to those with no experience. Professionals working with children from birth through 3 years old are provided with training related to experiences in growth and development, curriculum issues, and student teaching. This certificate and the individual courses may be useful to those professionals working or seeking employment with the Early Headstart Program.
For more information, visit the Programs and Classes section of the York Tech website & view the program standards.
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