Early Childhood Education


Students who choose a career in Early Childhood Education have learned to create and manage a developmentally appropriate, nurturing and safe classroom for infants to age eight where every child thrives.


Early Childhood Education program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Education and Training career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order rea soning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Education and Training career cluster.




The content includes but is not limited to competen-cies related to the following elements of the Early Childhood industry: planning, management, finance, technical and production skills; underlying principles of technology; labor, community, health, safety, and environmental issues; and developmentally appropriate practices for children birth through age eight.”




CTE Students with Special Needs
Grades 6-12


Curriculum Standards

Career Education for Students with Disabilities (Repeatable for multiple credit)