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Early Childhood Education

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welcome to early childhood education 

The ECE Department at San Jose City College offers hands on early childhood program, which is grounded in current research and theories related to child development.

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We prepare you to advocate for our future -- our youngest citizens!

The goal of the Early Childhood Education Program is to provide relevant, high quality instruction, services, professional development and pathways leading to careers that provide a strong educational foundation to young children and support services to families.

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NAEYC Accreditation

“The AS and AS-T programs at San Jose City College is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs of the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

The current accreditation term runs from March 2021 through March 2023.”

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ECE Activities

Department Contact

  • Humanities, Social Sciences, and Arts Division
  • 408-288-3785



Student Learning Outcome

International Students planning to study at SJCC full-time under F-1 visa status are required to submit an International Student Application to be considered for admission.

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