The AAS degree in Early Childhood Education will prepare students to educate and care for children in early childhood settings.

Career Options

This degree plan prepares students to work as child care workers, teaching assistants, preschool teachers, or administrators in education/childcare facilities.

According to the Texas Early Learning Council
The total number of children served by early learning programs across the state is

Related Programs

Transfer Options

Students can immediately enter the workforce upon earning an Associate of Arts in Child Development degree. The Associate of Arts in Child Development can be transferred to a 4-year university and applied to a Bachelor's Degree.


  • Carolyn Boggs 
  • Shannon Stoker 
  • Staci Tyler

Early Childhood Education AAS


    Shannon Stoker
    Department Chair, Education