Welcome to Elementary / Early Childhood Education! 

Do you want to work in childcare?
The minimum requirement to work as a group leader/early childhood teacher in a Colorado daycare or pre-school setting is six credits, plus a minimum of six months of verified experience.

Do you want to become a licensed professional teacher?
Get started at CCA by completing an associate of arts degree that will transfer to a four-year institution for teacher licensure. The 60-credit A.A. degree encompasses general education classes, such as History, English, Psychology and more, plus courses catered towards specialized teaching degrees.

Programs and Authorizations

The Education/Early Childhood Education Department has two programs and an authorization:

  1. Early Childhood Education (with two degree options and two certificates)
  2. Elementary Education (with an A.A. degree)

Follow the links for details on each program.

Degrees and Certificates

The Education/Early Childhood Education Department offers three degrees, two certificates, and an authorization:

Early Childhood Education: Director Certificate Gainful Employment Info
Early Childhood Education: Teacher Level II Gainful Employment Info 

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