The Early Childhood Director Certificate of Competency from Delaware County Community College will prepare students for administrative and leadership positions in early care and education programs. Coursework will cover strategies for program administration, understanding of financial management and current issues facing early care and education programs. This certificate of competency also meets the educational requirements for Pennsylvania's Director Credential that is awarded by the Pennsylvania Early Learning Keys to Quality. Students seeking this certificate must have an AAS or AS in ECE or related field or higher OR have completed 45 hours towards an AAS degree in Early Childhood Education.
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
|ECE 290 - Administration and Supervision of Early Care and Education Environments||3|
|ECE 291 - Current Issues and Trends in Early Care and Education||3|
|ECE 293 - Financial Strategies for the Business of Early Care and Education||3|
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