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Seal for Early Childhood Higher Education Program

Davidson-Davie’s Education programs combine your passion for teaching with the skills, theories and best practices for your future classroom. Our Early Childhood program prepares you to help shape the next generation of learners from birth to age 8. Our A.A. & A.S. Teacher Preparation pathways give students the opportunity to take the first two years of a four-year Bachelor’s degree program and then transfer to a four-year institution.

If making an impact on young minds is what motivates you, you’ll find Davidson-Davie is equipped to help you make a difference in the lives of your future students.

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Programs of Study

Associate in Arts Degree Program

This program provides students with the opportunity to take the first two years of a four-year Bachelor’s degree program. The Associate in Arts (A.A.) program is included in the articulation agreement between North Carolina’s community college and its four-year colleges and universities as well as many independent four-year institutions.

Associate in Science Degree Program

This program provides students with the opportunity to take the first two years of a four-year program. The Associate in Science (A.S.) program is included in the articulation agreement between North Carolina’s community colleges and its four-year colleges and universities as well as many independent four-year institutions.

Early Childhood Education

The Early Childhood Education curriculum prepares students to work with children from birth through eight years of age in diverse learning environments. Students combine learned theories with practice in actual settings with young children under the supervision of qualified teachers. Graduates are prepared to plan and implement developmental programs in early childhood settings.

Learn More About Early Childhood EducationSHORT TERM NON-CREDIT PROGRAMS (CONTINUING EDUCATION)

Elementary and Secondary Education opportunities are also available through the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science programs.

 

Possible Careers

Childcare teacher
Family Child care Provider
Child Development Specialist
Preschool Teacher
Exceptional Children Assistant
Before and After School Counselor
Instructional Assistant

The Associate in Applied Science in Early Childhood Education at Davidson-Davie Community College is  accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, www.naeyc.org. The accreditation term runs from March 2020 through March 2022.