61-Week* Early Childhood Education (ECE) Program, Now Also Offered Fully Remote

Early Childhood Educators provide an educational, fun, and safe environment to help young children reach their developmental goals in time for elementary school. Professionals in this field play an essential role in many children’s lives, often being their first experience with formal education.

If making a positive impact on children’s development sounds rewarding to you, Eastern College’s Early Childhood Education program can put you on-track towards a brighter future in a variety of educational environments.

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Early Childhood Educators provide an educational, fun, and safe environment to help young children reach their developmental goals in time for elementary school. Professionals in this field play an essential role in many children’s lives, often being their first experience with formal education.

If making a positive impact on children’s development sounds rewarding to you, Eastern College’s Early Childhood Education program can put you on-track towards a brighter future in a variety of educational environments.

Remote Learning Option

Many Eastern College students are pursuing a new career by continuing their education through remote learning. Our goal is to ensure our existing and new students continue to work toward their new career and a brighter future.

Remote learning is currently running in the province of New Brunswick only.

What Does Remote Learning Look Like?

  • Instructor-led classes held live on video over the Internet
  • Follow the same schedule with classes held at the same time
  • Class discussions and debates continue through video
  • One-on-one student check-ins with instructors
  • It is not online learning as you are guided through the learning with your instructor and classmates

Early Childhood Educators (ECEs) are teachers who specialize in working with young children, from toddlers to children up to six years old. They lead children in activities to stimulate and develop their intellectual, physical and emotional growth and ensure their security and well-being.

With Eastern College’s Early Childhood Education program, you can get the knowledge and experience you need to pursue a rewarding career in the education sector.

With modular learning, hands-on training, and job placement assistance, you will feel prepared and supported to pursue your career goals upon graduation. Contact us today to find out more about the Early Childhood Education program and put yourself on the road to professional success.

Financial Aid available to those who qualify.

Why Become an Early Childhood Educator

DO REWARDING WORK

Some of a child’s most important cognitive development happens during their preschool years. ECEs have an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of young children by providing quality experiences that encourage positive outcomes for children’s health, well-being and learning. As a professional in this field you’re setting kids up for success, and coaching them through each step.

VARIETY OF CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The field of early childhood education provides an array of career opportunities for those just starting out. Once you’ve completed your ECE training, you’ll have the skills to pursue a variety of rewarding careers, including Preschool Teacher, Childcare Worker, Family Support Specialist, and much more.

START YOUR OWN BUSINESS

After gaining experience as an ECE, you may have the opportunity to start your own preschool or daycare business. If you’re looking to set your own hours, earn more money, and be your own boss, this could be a great option for you.

FAST-PACED WORK ENVIRONMENT

As an Early Childhood Educator, no two days are the same! In a single day, you may find yourself creating materials for a lesson, leading activities by telling or reading stories, planning decorations for the classroom, and more. Young children have active and creative minds, and each day will bring new adventures and challenges for you.

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Program including:

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What Our Graduates Say

Anthony Waddell

“Great atmosphere and caring staff”

The material that is taught is always hands-on and allows students to stay ahead of the “curve” in their career choice. Great atmosphere and caring staff make for an exceptional vocational college.

Joy

“Great classes, and still so many months to go!”

Wonderful staff, great classes, and still so many months to go! I’m sure they are going to be fantastic. If you’re looking for a school, this one is the best!.

Devon Green

“I was given the tools to be successful”

I am so thankful for the people and the education I received at Eastern College. I was given the tools to be successful and create an income off the education I received. Not only did this school land me the career I have now, I have life long friendships with the people I met here! I highly recommend this school !

Why Study to Become an Early Childhood Educator with Eastern College

18-WEEK FIELD PLACEMENT

Eastern’s Early Childhood Education Diploma program includes an 8-week internship in a community placement setting. You’ll enhance your teaching skills, make industry connections, and feel more confident pursuing your career.

2GET CERTIFIED & STAND OUT TO EMPLOYERS

You will receive the job-specific skills you need to get into your career within a condensed amount of time, so that you can get to work right away. Get job ready faster!

3FAST-TRACK TRAINING

Upon completion of this program, you’ll receive your Standard First Aid and Infant and Child CPR Level C certifications. Professional certifications can increase your employment opportunities, and put you a step ahead of other job applicants who may not be certified.

4ONGOING CAREER SERVICES

Eastern College offers job placement assistance and ongoing Career Services to all of our graduates. Get expert advice on how to nail interviews and take your resume to the next level. You’ll feel prepared to enter your chosen field with our Career Services team on your side.

5HALF-DAY CLASSES

At Eastern, you’ll only put in 4-hour days, so you’ll have the flexibility you need for your busy life. With half-day classes, you can continue to put your energy into what matters most in your life.

6MONTHLY PROGRAM START DATES

At Eastern College, we have programs that start monthly so you never have to wait long to start your learning journey.

7MODULAR LEARNING PLATFORM

When learning at Eastern, you will never feel overwhelmed in your program. You will complete one course at a time, allowing the focus to be on excelling in your studies.

Becoming a Qualified Early Childhood Educator

The Early Childhood Education diploma program from Eastern College will equip you with skills and knowledge in child development through mental, physical, social, and emotional fostering. You will learn to nurture a child’s growth and learning by applying theories through a hands-on approach.

With New Brunswick-specific courses to satisfy details of the provincial framework, graduates of this program can attain meaningful careers in the ECE field and make a positive difference in the lives of children in their communities.

Courses Tailored to a Career in Early Childhood Education

As you progress through your training at Eastern College, you’ll get a chance to learn and develop through a variety of courses, such as:

  • Early Childhood Education Foundations
  • Fundamentals in Child Development
  • Health, Safety & Wellbeing for Children
  • Psychology of Early Learning
  • Children’s Literature
  • Math & Science for Young Children
  • Children with Exceptionalities

Not Sure You’re Ready for Career Training?

Take the Eastern College “Career Training Readiness” Quiz

This fun online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete, and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style, plus the training and positions you’re best suited for.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Eastern College ECE program can pursue employment in healthcare, social assistance, recreational, educational, or service organizations.

  • You may qualify for various positions, including:
  • Childcare Worker Assistant
  • Childcare Worker (Daycare)
  • Daycare Supervisor
  • Daycare Teacher
  • Early Childhood Assistant
  • Early Childhood Educator
  • Early Childhood Supervisor

Is Early Childhood Education (ECE) Career Training Right for You?

If you’re interested in learning more about ECE career training at Eastern College, fill out the form. A helpful Career Advisor will assist with everything from career questions to financial aid and help discover the perfect career path for you.

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