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Early Care and Education of Children

As more parents are working, there is a greater need for trained teacher assistants and master teachers to help care for their children. Our two career majors provide you with an opportunity to prepare for teacher assistant or master teacher positions within the child development industry. You will train with our comprehensive curriculum and work with young children in Francis Tuttle's Child Development Center.
You can also choose training options such as family day care, home care, or training to receive the Child Development Associate credential.
Who Can Attend
High school juniors, High school seniors, Adults
Employment Opportunities
Privately Owned Child Care Centers, Corporate/Franchise Child Care Centers, Family Child Care Centers in Private Homes, Libraries (children's area), Children’s Camps, Church Nurseries, Public Schools Before/After School Care, Private Homes as a Nanny
Occupational Characteristics
The work environment is fast-paced and ever-changing. Childcare workers perform their job functions both indoors in a climate controlled environment and outdoors in all kinds of weather. Child care can be physically demanding. Workers must be able to stand for long periods of time, sit and crawl on the floor with children, and lift children and furniture up to 50 pounds. There may be direct contact with blood or other body fluids, requiring that personal protective equipment be worn in some circumstances.
For Success in this Career You Should Have
Sincere concern for young children, Willingness to perform many childcare related duties such as kitchen cleanup, playground activities, laundry, etc., Ability to work independently, High level of interpersonal skills Good judgment as evidenced by prudent and responsible behavior that reasonably ensures the health and safety of children in your care
Location(s) and Times
Rockwell Campus, Campus Center Building, Child Development Center
2 sessions:
8:00 am - 10:55 am and 12:30 pm - 3:25 pm
High school students and part-time adults enroll in either the AM session or PM session. Full-time adult students enroll in both sessions.

Contact Info

Main Number
7:30am - 8:30pm


Attendance Numbers
Portland - 405.717.4304
Reno - 405.717.4646
Rockwell - 405.717.4206

Maps and Directions

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12777 N. Rockwell Ave Oklahoma City, OK 73142 • Phone 405.717.7799