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Early Childhood Development

Monday, July 15, 2024

An early college experience for rising juniors and seniors.

Early Childhood Development at UA - Pulaski Tech

UA-PTC Early Childhood Development (ECD) Program Mission Statement

To develop proficient early childhood professionals who positively impact children, families, and the early childhood field within inclusive relationships.


The Early Childhood Development program at UA - Pulaski Tech prepares students by providing a variety of program options that best fits their personal goals. The program is designed to allow students to progress through the courses at their own pace. Classes in the program are offered at a variety of times to meet the needs of those students who are already employed in the field.

Program Accreditation

The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Early Childhood Development program at UA - Pulaski Technical College is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, The accreditation terms runs from July 2021 through July 2023.

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Program Information

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Candidate Learning Objectives and Outcomes

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Scholarship Program

The T.E.A.C.H. (Teacher Education and Compensation Helps) Early Childhood® Scholarship Program

The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarship Program is a licensed program of the Child Care Services Association. It is a national, evidence-based strategy that creates access to higher education for teachers, directors and family child-care providers (early educators) working with young children.