Childcare Professions

EMCC student and Teens-N-Tots Preschooler point to a date on the class calendar
  • Program Highlights:

    This one-year NYSED Approved CTE Program program allows high school juniors and seniors to explore careers in childcare. Students who choose to focus on infants, toddlers and preschoolers will work towards the completion of the Child Development Associate. Students choosing to focus on school age childcare will complete the NYS School Age Childcare Credential. All students will gain hands-on experience working in the Teens & Tots Preschool and the East Rochester Elementary UPK program. Additionally, students will gain experience working with the age group of their choice in a childcare setting.

  • Units of Study—PM Session Only

  • Employment opportunities upon completion

  • Further educational opportunities

  • Industry-based exams

  • Industry certifications

  • High School Credit

  • College—Dual Enrollment

  • Items to Consider