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Mrs. Cindy Kirk
   (850) 484-2534

    Mr. Scott Schackmann
   (850) 484-1118



The College Credit Certificate in Child Care Center Management provides students with the practical skills necessary for employment in a preschool, childcare center, or home childcare. This certificate program also provides supplemental training to individuals currently employed in the field. The program is composed of selected college credit courses offered within the Associate in Science in Early Childhood Education degree and includes one of the courses that is required to obtain a director’s credential. Some courses in this certificate program require field experience or service learning. Check course descriptions for more information. Students are strongly encouraged to consult an advisor or counselor prior to course registration.

Florida Child Care Professional Credential


Program Length: 12 credit hours

Required courses

DEP2001 Child Development 3cc
EEC1100 Introduction to Early Childhood 3cc
EEC2521 Child Care Management 3cc
EEC2401 Home and Community 3cc

DEP2001, EEC1100, and EEC2521 are three of the courses included in the Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC). The FCCPC, awarded by the Florida Department of Children and Families, is a 12-college credit program designed to prepare students as entry-level childcare workers and teachers. It requires completion of four courses in addition to 480 hours of work and/or service-learning experience.

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