This major offers opportunities for students to train as paraprofessionals or teacher assistants, as well as meet the academic requirements for receiving the Child Development Associate (CDA) certification. Students receive an overview of early care supervision including professional development, communication skills, safety and regulations, and ethical principles. Curriculum covers special needs, curriculum development, classroom management, and discipline techniques in a classroom/laboratory setting, as well as in a work-based learning experience.
Child Care Training Center
The Metro Tech Child Care Training center is Located on the Springlake Campus in Oklahoma City. It houses a full-time career major program and short-term courses in Early Care and Education.