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Education Department

The mission of the Department of Early Childhood and Teacher Education at Passaic County Community College is to provide educational opportunities that prepare competent, caring, and creative professionals to positively impact the lives of children, families, and the communities we serve.

Questions? Contact Us

Linda Carter, Assistant Professor
Departmental Coordinator
CDA Program Coordinator
973-684-6095
lcarter@pccc.edu

Degrees & Certificates

Early Childhood Education AAS

I want to begin a career immediately after graduation.

Early Childhood Education AA

I want to transfer to a 4-year school to pursue a B.A. in Elementary or Early Childhood education.

Early Childhood Education Career Certificate

I want to prepare for employment as a teacher and assistant.

I already work in education and want to improve my skills.  

Teacher Education

I want to transfer to a 4-year school to pursue a B.A. in elementary or secondary education.

Child Development Associate Certificate of Achievement

I want to work with kids ages birth to 5 and earn my CDA credential.

Infant and Toddler Certificate of Achievement

I want to enter the field of infant/toddler caregiving.