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Career Area: Education and Training
Pathway Certificate
Program Number: 61-307-6
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A busy early childhood preschool classroom

Group Childcare Essentials Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this certificate:

Child Care Teacher
Assistant Child Care Teacher
Family Child Care Provider,
Infant or Toddler Caregiver

Wisconsin Technical College Group Childcare 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.

Program Overview
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. This pathway certificate was developed with two courses from the Wisconsin Technical College System statewide curriculum for the associate degree in Early Childhood Education. 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.
 

Group Childcare Essentials Pathway Certificate Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Certificate
Northwood Tech Group Childcare Essentials at Northwood Tech