The Early Education & Teaching Program is a two-year course for students interested in a career working with children. Students learn about child
development, psychology, curriculum design, and classroom management. The course includes 10 college credits, CPR/First Aid, State of Maine Early
Childhood Assistant certification, and enrollment in the Maine Roads to
Quality professional registry. Students assist in various settings including
infant/toddler classrooms, childcare facilities, Pre-K to 8 elementary classrooms and special education programs. This is a career pathway for early childhood,
elementary, middle, and secondary teaching, counseling, pediatric nursing, speech and occupational therapy, and special education positions.