19153 Introduction to Early Childhood Education

Career & Technical Education (CTE)High School (9–12)

Students in this course prepare to be primary providers of childcare services by focusing on the planning, organizing, and conducting of meaningful play and learning activities. Course topics include child monitoring and supervision, record-keeping and referral procedures, and work-based learning experiences. Students also prepare for continuing education leading to careers in early childhood fields (e.g., medical, social services, education).

This CTE course aligns with Virginia’s required student tasks and competencies for Introduction to Early Childhood, Education, and Services.



Course Texts and Materials

  • All required resources are included within the course.

Terms Offered

  • Spring Block


  • 1 Credit