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This is a two-year program for high school juniors and seniors
  • College Credits - The University of Akron Wayne College & North Central State College
  • Certifications
  • Internships
Career Opportunities: 


  •      Preschool, infant, or toddler teacher or assistant
  •      Head Start teacher or assistant 
  •      School-age program lead teacher or assistant
  •      Aide for those with disabilities or special needs
  •      Nanny
  •      Paraprofessional



Laboratory and Field Experiences:

  •      Teaching preschool in an early childhood classroom
  •      Working with infants and toddlers
  •      Teaching in kindergarten and elementary school classrooms
  •      Teaching in Head Start classrooms
  •      Teaching children with special needs
  •      Preparing lesson plans in language and literacy, music and movement, art, sensory, dramatic play, science, math and social studies
  •      Leading parent conferences for preschool children
  •      Developing leadership skills
  •      Incorporating technology
  •      Learn childcare business & operations


Additional Information: 

Students in this program belong to Educators Rising (EdRising). It provides opportunities for competition, leadership and community service projects.

The program operates a preschool. For more information or to enroll, call Instructor Debra McDonald at 330-669-7080.

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Ready to apply? Visit our Enrollment Page!