Is Early Childhood Education right for you?

Do the following describe you?

You are excited about supporting children and families. You can explore what you can do with your passion for working with children and families.

You are open to new ideas and embrace change. The field of ECE is ever evolving as we discover more about children and their families and how we can best support them.

You value growth and reflection. There is always more to know and practitioners must act with intention.

You are equity minded. We serve diverse populations that deserve equal access to high quality services.

You have a commitment to ethical practices. We must always do what is morally and legally ethical for children and their families. We use developmentally appropriate practices and serve as advocates.

If so, Early Childhood Education may be the right field for you!

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Careers in Early Childhood Education:

•  Teacher Assistant

•  Associate Teacher
•  Teacher
•  Master Teacher
•  Site Supervisor
•  Program Director
•  Family Childcare Provider
•  Before and After School Care Provider
•  Home Visitor
•  Early Childhood Interventionist


Special areas of interest and additional careers working with Children and Families:

•  Pediatric Health Care
•  Family Therapy
•  Nutrition Specialist
•  Instructional Assistant
•  Child life Specialist
•  Curriculum Specialist
•  Program Consultant
•  Consumer Advocate
•  Occupational Therapist
•  TK-12 Teacher
•  Higher Education Faculty
•  Resource and Referral Program
•  Departments of Education
•  Human Service Agency/Social Work
•  Licensing Worker
•  Legislative Advocate
•  Family Law
•  Children’s Book Author