Careers in Early Childhood Education
Career Paths within Early Childhood Education
Join the ranks of a bright, empathetic and dedicated group of individuals whose work is critical to our community.
Your skills are in demand! According to Mesa County Public Health, the county’s licensed childcare facilities are available to just 21% of children from birth to age 5. That leaves many working parents—or parents who want to work—with limited options.
The Early Childhood Career Ladder
There are countless directions you can take your early childhood career! With each certification, training, and class, new doors can be opened!
Continued support and learning
With support from Mesa County Department of Human Services and Mesa County Workforce Center, PCF has been able to offer courses for college credit, such as Child Development Associate and Expanding Quality Infant-Toddler (EQIT) classes. Colorado Shines’ Professional Development Information System is a free resource with online training related to early care and learning. Together, we offer hundreds of hours of trainings for early childhood educators each year.