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Group Child Care Essentials Programs

In this rewarding career, you will make a difference in the lives of families every day. Group child care centers seek workers who are patient, enthusiastic and creative. If this sounds like you, early childhood education could be the career for you. The Group Child Care Essentials certificate can serve as a launching point for your career in early childhood education.

As a student in the Group Child Care Essentials certificate, you will gain a better understanding of the knowledge and skills required of a child care teacher. Completers of this certificate will meet the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families licensing guidelines for teachers in group child care centers and will be recognized as Wisconsin Registry Career Level 7.

The Group Child Care Essentials pathway certificate will prepare you to: 

  • Assess the development of preschool children
  • Provide a healthy, safe and nutritionally sound preschool environment
  • Integrate strategies that support diversity and anti-bias perspectives
Group Child Care Essentials Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Wisconsin Indianhead Group Child Care Essentials at Wisconsin Indianhead
Gateway Group Child Care Essentials at Gateway