Early Childhood Education

Do you want to be an exceptional teacher for children? By studying Early Childhood Education at SPSCC, you will be a part of a diverse group of students who want to be part of teaching children between ages birth and 8. You will work with professors and teachers who are long-time and current practitioners of early childhood care in classes that are rooted both in theory and in practical, real-world experience.

What’s different at SPSCC?

Studies are flexible to fit into your life. Our program offers a combination of face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses.  Classes are held in the day and evenings, so you can work while you study toward your career in early childhood education.

Instructors are focused on you. Instructors are passionate and knowledgeable in early childhood education and Washington State requirements for educators. Get advising support from instructors and build relationships that will last into your career.

Get scholarships to study. There are scholarships available for students already working in the childcare field, and some for those that are just starting out in the field.

Careers in Early Childhood Education

Check out Career Coach to discover careers related to your interests in this subject. Learn more about what you'll do in the industry, how much you can earn, and view job postings in and around Thurston County.

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Department/Division Contact

Social Sciences and Business
Chris Moon

360-596-5378