Early Childhood Education - Advanced Certificate


This certificate is intended for experienced students and care providers who have completed the Foundations and Intermediate Certificates. Advanced concepts related to family and community issues, differing abilities of students and curriculum planning help prepare participants for increased responsibilities in the work environment.


  • Differentiate between typical and exceptional development
  • Utilize an individual education plan when appropriate
  • Promote child development through curriculum planning
  • Examine the role of relationships with family and community in early childhood education

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


  • Commitment to serving children and families