Early Childhood Education

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Career Cluster:

Education and Training

Exit Requirements:

Read: 09 Math: 09 Lang: 09

Enrollment Open To:

High School Students Only

Program Start Dates:



St. Augustine Main Campus

Program Day/Evening:


What You'll Learn:

  • Curriculum development & classroom management
  • Developmentally appropriate practices for serving young children
  • Guidance & Observation skills related to child care
  • Identifying & applying principles of child development
  • Identifying & reporting child abuse & neglect in accordance with state regulations
  • Intercommunication with family & the community
  • Planning, establishing & maintain a safe, clean & healthy learning environment
  • Professionalism, leadership, & organizational skills
  • Rules and regulations which govern child care

Program Hours:


Program Estimated Cost:

No tuition cost to high school students


OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length
A HEV0870 Child Care Worker 1  150
B HEV0871 Child Care Worker 2  150
C HEV0872 Teacher Aide (Preschool)  150
D  HEV0873 Preschool Teacher  150

Employment Opportunities:

  • Child care development specialist
  • Child care worker/teacher
  • Day cares
  • Head start programs
  • Public school teacher aide
  • School age caregiver/site coordinator
  • Voluntary Pre-K programs

Industry Certifications:

Coming Soon!

Starting Salaries:

*Based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Florida



Instructor or Department Contact Information:

Name:  Peggy Lee

Email:   [email protected]
Phone:  904-547-3449