Resources For Early Childhood Education Careers

There's never been a better time to pursue an early childhood education (ECE) career path! As more families seek high-quality care for their children, there’s a growing demand for ECE professionals.


ECE provides rewards beyond anything that can be measured – for both teachers and children. The educational and foundational skills your students learn while in your care are lessons they will take with them their whole lives. By shaping young, developing minds, you’re helping shape the future.


A career in Early Childhood Education is not just rewarding but also booming with opportunities:

Robust Employment Growth

Annual Job Openings

Expansive Opportunities

Steady Job Security

Impactful Profession

Average Starting Salary


2023 Median Annual Salary


Available jobs in 2022


Job Growth between 2022-2032


Job openings per year 2022-2032

(All data provided by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

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Foundations of Early Childhood Education: How community members, administrators, teachers, and students function within the educational system.

Early Childhood Development: Cognitive developmental theories and their application to teaching young children.

Teaching Students with Exceptionalities: How to create valuable learning experiences for students with exceptionalities.

Classroom Management: Learn about designated classroom practices and behavior management, like organizing time, materials, and managing student behaviors.

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