Child Development

Scholars for Excellence in Childcare


The Program is available on campus and online to students who are interested in pursuing a career working with children and families. The program focuses on preparing students for direct work with young children in classroom settings.

Career Paths

Early childhood educator roles:

  • Early Childhood Classroom Teacher
  • Family Child Care Provider
  • Head Start Teacher
  • Paraprofessional in the Public Schools


Home-family support roles:

  • Home Visitor
  • Family Advocate
  • Child Protective Services Worker
  • Parent Educator


Professional support roles:

  • Administrator in a Early Child Care Program
  • Administrator in a Head Start Program
  • Staff trainer
  • Peer/program mentor
  • Child Advocate

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