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Child Care Center Management CCC

Child Care Center Management Overview (6366)

Type of Award

CCC - College Credit Certificate

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-education/default.aspx

Program Description

This college credit certificate (CCC) program consists of coursework in leadership, administration, educational programming and financial issues associated with managing a quality child care program.

This CCC provides instruction consisting of college-level courses to prepare students for the management and administrative aspects of a child care program. The approved course for the foundational level of the Florida Director Credential is EEC 1523 Overview of Child Care Center Management.

Admission Requirements

Palm Beach State offers the coursework required for the foundational and advanced level credential; however, students must submit their application and additional documentation to the Florida Children's Forum for review and issuance of the Director Credential. Questions on the Florida Director Credential requirements should be directed to the Department of Children and Families at (888) 352-2842.

Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Program Length

Total program credits: 12.

Location

The program is offered completely online as well as on the Lake Worth campus.

For More Information

Professor Cassandra Wilbanks, wilbankc@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3214

Employment Opportunities

This certificate includes the coursework required for the foundational and/or advanced level of the Florida Director Credential. Students completing the CCC for Child Care Center Management will increase their marketability when searching for positions as directors, administrators or owners of child care centers.

Career Path Notes

These 12 credits can be applied toward the A.S. degree in Early Childhood Education with a specialization in Child Care Center Management. The courses included in this certificate will satisfy the coursework requirements for child care center managers/administrators who are seeking their Florida Director Credential.

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities, including job outlook and salary information, visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required Courses:

Required Courses (Credits: 12)

EEC1523Overview of Child Care Center Management (AS)

3 Credits

EEC2521Child Care and Education Financial and Legal Issues (AS)

3 Credits

EEC2002Child Care and Education Organization Leadership Management (AS)

3 Credits

EEC2202Child Care and Education Programming (AS)

3 Credits

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Credits: 12)

EEC1523Overview of Child Care Center Management (AS)

3 Credits

EEC2521Child Care and Education Financial and Legal Issues (AS)

3 Credits

EEC2002Child Care and Education Organization Leadership Management (AS)

3 Credits

EEC2202Child Care and Education Programming (AS)

3 Credits