Early Childhood Education


  • NFEC in Malone

Program length

Two years of half-day study for high school juniors and seniors

Students learn about the development and education of children from birth to school age. Hands-on placement experiences offer the opportunity to demonstrate theory knowledge by educating and caring for young children.

First Aid and CPR training are key components in the child safety unit.

Students who complete the course may be eligible to receive a Child Development Association Certificate and a Child Abuse Maltreatment/Neglect Certificate, as well as 15 credit hours from the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.