LCC ‘s State Initial Early Childhood Education Certificate programs allow you to earn basic credentials for job opportunities quickly, then build on them for higher level credentials and job opportunities. The coursework in this certificate enables students to achieve level 5 on the Career Lattice. This certificate is the first level in the statewide one-year certificate. Built with Common Courses and Common Core Competencies, this certificate will transfer in and transfer to other community colleges in a seamless manner. Employees achieving this certificate will assist their centers in the Early Achievers Rating System. Students entering the Early Childhood Education Program must show evidence of a current TB test and obtain a cleared Portable Background check through Washington State Dept of Early Learning MERIT System.
Please note that many course sequences only begin in fall quarter. Please check with your program advisor for more information.
Please review both the "By Quarter Overview" and "Detailed Class Sequence" tabs below.