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Presented by Stacy BilbyCareer Possibilities in the Early  Childhood Education Field
• Teacher•   Director/Administrator•   Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies•   Instructor/Trainer•   Regulator•   Top...
• Preschool• Family Childcare Home• Head Start• Kindergarten• Elementary School
• Preschool Director• Site Coordinator• Head Start Director• Education Coordinator• Administrator• Child Care Director
• Executive Director• Program Director• Education Coordinator• Trainer• Specialist• Mentor• Outreach Specialist
• Trainers• Adult Education• Independent Training Consultant
• Child Care Licensing Specialist• Paths to Quality Rater• Food Program Specialist• County/State Department of Social  Ser...
• Early Intervention• Accreditation• School-Age Care• Child Behavior• Curriculum• Infant/Toddler Care
• Executive Director of CCR&R• Director of a Multi-Site Head  Start Program• Chief of a Public Agency  Department
Early Childhood Researchers• Universities• Government and State Agencies• Nonprofit and For Profit Research Organizations
Education requirements and salary vary greatly; however, here aresome examples of what you might expect.• Teacher: Educati...
It is important to have short-term and long-term goals and        to know what you need to do to reach them.
• To graduate from Ivy Tech with an Associate of Science  Degree in Early Childhood Education• To keep working to better m...
•   To graduate from Ball State University with a Bachelor of    Science Degree in Early Childhood Education•   To run my ...
Child Care Services Association. (2008). Careers in early childhood Third  edition [Directory]. Retrieved February 9, 2012...
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  1. 1. Presented by Stacy BilbyCareer Possibilities in the Early Childhood Education Field
  2. 2. • Teacher• Director/Administrator• Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies• Instructor/Trainer• Regulator• Topic Specialist• Program Manager• Researchers
  3. 3. • Preschool• Family Childcare Home• Head Start• Kindergarten• Elementary School
  4. 4. • Preschool Director• Site Coordinator• Head Start Director• Education Coordinator• Administrator• Child Care Director
  5. 5. • Executive Director• Program Director• Education Coordinator• Trainer• Specialist• Mentor• Outreach Specialist
  6. 6. • Trainers• Adult Education• Independent Training Consultant
  7. 7. • Child Care Licensing Specialist• Paths to Quality Rater• Food Program Specialist• County/State Department of Social Services or Education
  8. 8. • Early Intervention• Accreditation• School-Age Care• Child Behavior• Curriculum• Infant/Toddler Care
  9. 9. • Executive Director of CCR&R• Director of a Multi-Site Head Start Program• Chief of a Public Agency Department
  10. 10. Early Childhood Researchers• Universities• Government and State Agencies• Nonprofit and For Profit Research Organizations
  11. 11. Education requirements and salary vary greatly; however, here aresome examples of what you might expect.• Teacher: Education requirements vary from CDA to bachelor’s degree and the salary typically varies from $15,000 - $45,00.• Director/Administrator: Education requirements vary from an associate’s degree to a graduate’s degree and the salary varies from $25,340 - $71,440.• Instructor/Trainer: Education requirements vary from an associate’s degree to a graduate’s degree and the salary varies from $28,000 - $99,000.• Regulator: Education requirements are a graduate’s degree and the salary typically varies from $36,000 – $60.000.• Researcher: Education requires a Ph.D. and the salary is around $75,000.
  12. 12. It is important to have short-term and long-term goals and to know what you need to do to reach them.
  13. 13. • To graduate from Ivy Tech with an Associate of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education• To keep working to better my licensed family child care home to make it the best environment for children as possible• To achieve NAFCC Accreditation in my licensed family home child care program• To continue learning how to better serve children by attending trainings, conferences, and possibly college courses
  14. 14. • To graduate from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education• To run my licensed family childcare home at least until I graduate from Ball State• To find a job in the field of Early Childhood Education, preferably in the classroom, in which I can use my knowledge and skills that I have acquired through my college courses and experience to make a positive difference in the lives of young children
  15. 15. Child Care Services Association. (2008). Careers in early childhood Third edition [Directory]. Retrieved February 9, 2012, from Child Care Services Association website: http://www.childcareservices.org/_downloads/ CareersInEarlyChildhoodGuide_NC.pdfEarly Childhood Education. (2012). Early childhood education Jump start your career in early childhood education. Retrieved February 9, 2012, from http://www.earlychildhoodeducation.com/careers/

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