Early Childhood Development Courses
2021 Spring and Summer Individual Course Schedule
Operation of an Early Childhood Center
Course: NCP0005-0350 (Virtual)
Dates: May 17 – July 12, 2021
Days: Mon., Wed.
Time: 6-9 p.m. (final 2 classes 6-8 p.m.)
Hours: 45 (remote access)
This 9-week course will be offered as a remote access class meeting via Zoom from May 17 – July 12 on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-9 p.m. This course addresses the role of the director as well as the responsibilities of managing an early childhood center and meets the Florida Department of Children and Families requirements for the director credential.
Childcare Professional Credential
Course: NCP0100-0851 (Hybrid)
Dates: May 18 – Aug. 3, 2021
Time: 5:30-9 p.m. (final 2 classes 6-8 p.m.)
Hours: 120 hours (48 hours via remote access and online)
Cost: $905 course $75 textbook
This 12-week course will be offered as a hybrid class meeting via Zoom from May 18 – August 3 on Tuesdays from 5:30-9:30 p.m. for 48 of the 120 class hours. The remainder of the course will be delivered with online assignments. The Childcare Professional Credential qualifies childcare workers for the Florida Department of Children and Families FCCPC staff credential.
Note: Both of these courses are Teacher Education and Compensation Helps (T.E.A.C.H.) scholarship-eligible. Students should apply as T.E.A.C.H. scholarships take 6-8 weeks to process.
- How to Register
To complete the application process for a Continuing Professional Education/Industry Certification Prep course, follow these steps:
- Register for the continuing education course.
- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using PHSC school code 010652, if not previously completed.