# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Introduction to Early Childhood, Education, and Services Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Introduction to Early Childhood, Education, and Services (8233/18 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8233
Duration:18 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:9–12

Students are introduced to early childhood education career opportunities and explore topics such as child development, safe and healthy environments for children, and developmentally appropriate practice that supports child development. Leadership opportunities are available through the co-curricular student organization.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Education and Training
    • Teaching and Training

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course

18-week courses may qualify for state-board approved industry certification assessments based on a case-by-case approval from the state CTE Cluster specialist.

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.