Early Childhood Education - Foundations Certificate


This certificate introduces participants to the early care and education fields. Participants may be new to the profession or seasoned care providers who wish to expand their knowledge. Emphasis is placed on understanding the theoretical framework related to early care and education, development and age appropriate activities.


  • Analyze the development of infants and toddlers
  • Implement a safe and healthy early childhood education program
  • Apply governmental regulations and professional standards
  • Create developmentally appropriate activities

This certificate ladders into NTC's Early Childhood Education Associate Degree.


  • Commitment to serving children and families