Help children grow and reach their full potential


Program Details

Gain skills and confidence by becoming a leader in Early Childhood Education. Earn your certificate or associate degree in Early Childhood Education at Patrick Henry, New River, Danville or Virginia Western Community Colleges. Courses include the foundations of early learning, hands-on lesson planning, working with families and much more.

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Financial Support

Now more than ever is the best time to pursue Early Childhood Education. Thanks to a variety of funding options available, students are obtaining degrees for little to nothing out of their own pockets.

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No matter your circumstance, our faculty can help you identify your career goals and find the best path forward to achieving them. From scheduling courses to finding work or financial aid and everything in between, we’re here to support you along the way.

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Meet Jazmine

Working Hard Pays Off

You get a good feeling when you hear an employer say, “Do you really have to go?” That’s the sign of a strong, hard-working employee – one that an employer hates to lose. And those six words are something Jazmine has heard from her summer employer the last couple of …

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