Early Childhood Education 1 & 2

Our Early Childhood Education program teaches you about working with young children. The program covers the developmental stages of pre-school children and how to create lessons and work with young children. The Tri-Tech Preschool is only laboratory preschool in the Tri-City area. You will gain hands-on experience with preschoolers in individual and group settings. Students can earn up to 15 college credits towards Early Childhood degree at Columbia Basin College.



Career Opportunities

  • Elementary Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Teachers Aide
  • Social Worker
  • Child Psychologist
  • Nanny



Certification Opportunities: Progress towards Associates of Applied Arts and Science at CBC in Early Childhood Education / STARS Certification


Pre-requisites: Junior/Senior Standing; Successful screening by the Washington State Patrol. Returning students must have a "C" or better their 1st year and instructor approval


Sessions offered: AM 8:00 to 10:30 M-F, PM 11:30 to 2:00 M-F


Length of program: 1-2 years


Location: Tri-Tech


Equivalency Credits: 0.5 Technical English 1 & 2


Occupational/Elective Credits: 3 per year


College credits available: 15 college credits


Text reading levels: The texts are written at the 9.1 grade level