Trinity’s Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Community Education is for scholars whose current career goals do not require state teaching certification, such as childcare workers or teachers assistants.

You’ll take education and humanities courses preparing you to work in a variety of youth educational services that do not require state licensure.

In Trinity’s Early Childhood Community Education bachelor’s degree program, you can specialize in one of three areas of extra importance to the DC metropolitan area:

  • Equity and Justice
  • Trauma-Informed Leadership
  • Special Education

You’ll gain knowledge and skills through field-based experiences, including performance assessments designed to demonstrate the teacher’s ability to impact student learning.

For students who are interested in pursuing licensure as an early childhood teacher, Trinity also offers a B.A. degree in Early Childhood Education

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Trinity’s Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Community Education is for scholars whose current career goals do not require state teaching certification, such as childcare workers or teachers assistants.

You’ll take education and humanities courses preparing you to work in a variety of youth educational services that do not require state licensure.

In Trinity’s Early Childhood Community Education bachelor’s degree program, you can specialize in one of three areas of extra importance to the DC metropolitan area:

  • Equity and Justice
  • Trauma-Informed Leadership
  • Special Education

You’ll gain knowledge and skills through field-based experiences, including performance assessments designed to demonstrate the teacher’s ability to impact student learning.

For students who are interested in pursuing licensure as an early childhood teacher, Trinity also offers a B.A. degree in Early Childhood Education

Affordable Tuition

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Prepare for a career in childcare centers or assisting in early childhood education environments.

Convenient Evening and Weekend Courses, Including:

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Prepare for Success: Potential Careers

Teacher in Childcare Center
Childcare Center Director
Early Childhood Teacher in Non-Public Charter School (that does not require licensure)
Teaching Assistant
Teaching Assistant in Special Education

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