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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. More info >>

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. More info >>

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)
  3. Adult Basic Education

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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