2018-2019 Catalog

Early Childhood Program Administration (ECP1) Certificate

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Campus Availability and Advisement:

  • Catoosa County Campus  Advisor: Tracy Wimberley
  • Floyd County Campus Advisor: Laverne Pruitt
  • Gordon County Campus  Advisor: Jennifer Dixon
  • Polk County Campus Advisor: Laverne Pruitt
  • Walker County Campus  Advisor: Susan Kendrick  
  • Whitfield Murray Campus Advisor: Susan Kendrick
  • This program is also available 100% online. For online advisement, contact any of the above.
  • Program Description:

    The Early Childhood Care and Education Program Administration TCC program is a sequence of three courses designed to prepare students for a job as manager of a Childcare Learning Center or a Group Day Care Center. The program emphasizes child growth and development and management and administration issues involved in managing a child care center. Graduates have qualifications to be employed in early care and education settings including child care centers, Head Start, and Georgia Pre-K programs.

    Entrance Requirements:

    Age: Minimum of 21 years of age

    Other: Previous training and/or education may be evaluated to provide advanced placement in the program. Post-secondary credentials from an accredited institution, or a current Child Development Associate (CDA) certificate, or qualifying experience pending approval of the division chair.

    Additional Requirement: Must attain program ready status on the ACCUPLACER or COMPASS assessment before this TCC can be awarded.

    Required Courses 9 Credit Hours)

    ECCE 1103Child Growth and Development


    ECCE 2320Program Administration and Facility Management


    ECCE 2322Personnel Management


    Total Credit Hours: 9 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation