Early Care & Education

Program Overview

Mold the minds of young children as you teach them to lead healthy and happy lives. Gain hands-on experience with children ages six weeks to five years in the 3-star, NAEYC Accredited Child Development Center. Help shape the foundation of our future with educational, emotional, and physical development. Nurture close relationships with the children, their families, and communities. Upon completion of the program, students will have the necessary training and experience to obtain your Child Development Associates credentials.

“The hands-on experience of working with the children is so helpful when deciding on my future career.” – Marissa T., 2019


Career Opportunities

Assistant Teacher Lead Teacher Home Day Care Provider

Career Data

Our Placement Rate Median Hourly Earnings* Entry Level Education
100.00% - High school diploma or equivalent

*Information provided by the 2018-2019 Critical Occupations Data.


Entry Level Child Care Training
Master Teacher
Child Development Associate Credential
Safe Sleep
CPR & First Aid

Student Organizations

Skills USA

Helpful Attributes & Abilities

Suggested grade math levels before entering program: 8.0
Suggested grade reading levels before entering program: 8.0
Positive Attitude
Strong interpersonal and communication skills

College Credit

Oklahoma Wesleyan University and Tri County Tech are both committed to providing high-quality educational programs to their respective constituencies. To learn about college credit opportunities, visit below or OKWU.edu.


Braden Schovanec - Recruitment Specialist

Meet Braden.

He’s our Outreach & Enrollment Specialist. He’s a master at helping students find their perfect Tri County program. Braden works with the counselors at our partner schools to help students apply to Tri County Tech.

Braden will be in touch soon to answer any program and application questions you may have. Ask your counselor about Tri County Tech programs today!

Braden Schovanec

Outreach & Enrollment Specialist

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