Do you enjoy being around children? Would you like to make a meaningful impact on their lives? A career in Child Development/Early Childhood Education could be just right for you. It’s a career opportunity with jobs in a wide variety of settings!
These rates are
entry hourly wages for the following Child Development jobs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
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All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth. Source: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence
Courses are useful for anyone dealing with young children, including:
The program is tailored for busy people and working professionals with:
CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects job growth increase through 2024 in Texas of 21 percent for childcare workers, 23 percent for preschool teachers and 24 percent for teacher assistants.
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Child Development/Early Childhood Education.
A guided pathway will help you earn a college credential and build a career. It’s a one-page document that clearly shows you what courses to take (and when) to best prepare you for success in college and in your career.
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Brookhaven and Eastfield colleges
Among the colleges of DCCCD, the Child Development/Early Childhood Education program is offered at Brookhaven and Eastfield Colleges. See all certificates and degrees in Child Development/Early Childhood Education.
The colleges of DCCCD also offer several Teacher Education (Associate of Arts in Teaching) degrees that can be transferred to a four-year university's College of Education. See
Education Courses and Teaching Degrees.
This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. For more information please visit
The Brookhaven College CDEC program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children's (NAEYC) Early Childhood Higher Education Programs. View the outcome report describing student success data.
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