At San Juan College, you can earn an Associate of Arts Degree (AA) in Early Childhood Education (ECED).

These credentials are aligned with the specific criteria and program outcomes as established by the New Mexico Office of Child Development and New Mexico Teacher Licensure.

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Upon graduation, students are prepared to transfer to a four-year institution to continue pursuing a baccalaureate degree that leads to full teacher licensure. Students will be able to teach children in public school programs, in preschools and throughout early childhood centers from pre-kindergarten through third grade.

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