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Get Started as an Early Childhood Group Leader or Director

Advisors at Colorado Mountain College will help guide you to the program which will help you meet your teaching or administration goals

You must demonstrate college-level reading, writing, and mathematics skills as a part of acceptance into this program. Your proficiency may affect the sequence of courses in which you can enroll and may also extend the time required to complete this program.

This program has certain physical and academic standards (pdf) which you will be required to meet before you are admitted to the program. Students accepted into the college’s vocational programs must be physically, mentally, and emotionally self-supportive with reasonable accommodations. If there is a concern about meeting the physical and academic standard, students need to contact the Disability Services Coordinator who will determine the student’s ability to participate in this program.

The Early Childhood Certificates enable students to meet the educational qualifications for Group Leader or Director as defined by the Department of Human Services of the State of Colorado.