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Adult Division: 330-729-4100

High School: 330-729-4000

STEM+ME2: 330-729-4000 Ext.1207

Curriculum Highlights

Early Childhood Education

Program Description

From creating lesson plans to working in our in-house infant and toddler center, students in the Early Childhood Education Two-year program gain firsthand experience and can explore their interests in the teaching and human-services fields.

Additional experience is provided in area day care centers, nursery and elementary schools, and special education centers.

Students in this program will learn:

  • How to set up a safe and healthy educational environment for children
  • using principles of positive guidance
  • How to create basic lesson plans with visual aids
  • CPR and First Aid skills
  • Day care classroom management
  • How to provide a developmentally appropriate learning environment
  • How to recognize and provide for the intellectual
  • physical
  • social and emotional needs of children
  • How to recognize and provide for the intellectual
  • Physical Needs of Children
  • Social and emotional needs of children
College Connection

Higher Education Options

Two-year technical degree in early childhood education and related fields. Four-year professional degree in teaching and other human service fields. Seniors complete several requirements for their child development associate credential (CDA).

Articulation Agreements with the following institutions:

  • coming soon
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Career Options

Students who have completed this program are prepared for careers as:

  • Day Care Head Teacher
  • Elementary Teacher Aide
  • Head Start Assistant
  • Home Day Care Provider
  • Institutional Attendant
  • Nursery School Aide
  • Recreation Aide
  • Special Education Aide
  • **You must earn your CDA Credentials for these positions**

Industry Credentials

Child Development Associate (CDA) from the Council of Professional Recognition, a nationally recognized credential that offers 12 points towards graduation requirements.

MCCTC students receive training on-site at Early Bird Learning Center which offers childcare for infants ages 6 weeks- age 1; toddlers from 1-9, and preschoolers from ages 3-5. Administrators are Melinda Toy and Melissa McCartney.

Learn more at http://earlybirdlearningcenter.com

Industry Organization


7300 North Palmyra Rd., Canfield, OH 44406 • High School - 330-729-4000 • Adult Division - 330-729-4100

Governing Board Members

  • Attorney Kathi McNabb-Welsh, President
  • Michael Stanko, Vice President
  • Attorney David Engler, Board Member
  • Mr. Richard S. Scarsella, Board Member
  • Ms. Beth Donofrio, Board Member
  • Mr. Ronald Shives, Board Member
  • Mrs. Marie Dockry, Board Member

Additional Board Information

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