Early Childhood Education

Department Chair:
Judy Gump
Cornerstone 163C
(970) 339-6298


Early Childhood Associate Degree naeyc Accredited
The demand for high quality child care is increasing, which means the number of career options in this exciting and rewarding field is increasing too. As we learn more about child development methods, the need for early childhood education specialists will continue to grow. The Aims Early Childhood Education will prepare you for a successful career working with young children and families.

Potential job opportunities include positions in:

  • Private Preschools
  • Small and Large Child Care Centers
  • Head Start Programs
  • Infant Nurseries
  • Inclusive Child Care Centers
  • Family Child Care Homes

Aims ECE classes meet Colorado requirements for Child Care Center Director qualifications.

Courses for your specific certificate or degree must be taken in order, beginning at level I.