Child Development

The Child Development/Early Childhood Department offers courses to meet varying needs such as teacher aide, childcare administration, lead teacher in a preschool classroom and CDA training. In addition, the department offers two academic transfer courses (TECA 1303, 1354) that are required to receive a teacher certification in Early Childhood through 6th grade.

Program Equity Information

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Contact Us

CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Melissa Parker

254-298-8624
melissa.parker@templejc.edu


Degrees & Certificates

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Child Development
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Level I Certificate in Child Development Classroom Specialist
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Level I Certificate in Child Development Leadership
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Level I Certificate in Child Development Foundation Studies
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Program Information

Employment

Child Care Worker

Average entry-level salary $18,370
(with Associate Degree)

Teaching Assistant

Average entry-level salary $17,043
(with Associate Degree)

All data listed above incorporates Central Texas jobs and entry wages found on http://www.texaswages.com/WDAWages