Early Childhood Careers

What makes Central Campus courses different from courses in my home school?

You have moments of peaceful, fun, and productive learning time of with friendly teachers and build strong friendship with students from other schools.

What will I do in Early Childhood Careers at Central Campus?

You will work on book study, hands-on activities, and career-related practices.

What are the course requirements for enrollment?

  1. Average GPA: 2.5 or 2.0 with the instructor’s permission
  2. Prerequisites:  Excellent attendance, Child Development recommended

How many blocks do I need to schedule for this program?

4 blocks: 1, 2, 5, and 6

What careers will this program prepare me for?

Early Childhood Careers will help prepare you to work with and teach young children such as childcare teacher, after school care, or elementary teacher.

What type of credit can I earn?

  1. Academic:  2 high school electives in Applied and Fine Arts 
  2. College:  17 DMACC credits in Early Childhood Education

What certifications will I earn?

  1. First Aid/CPR Certificate
  2. Blood Pathogen Training
  3. Mandatory Reporter Training
  4. Child Development Associate Credential

Are field trips and study tours available?

Frequently visit childcare centers, preschools, craft stores, science center, zoo, college visits, teaching abroad

Are there internships or jobs available through this program?

120 hours of internship or after school care provider employment

What student organizations/competitions are available through this program?

FCCLA: Family, Career and Community Leaders of America