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Child Care Provider / Assistant Certificate

Weatherford College offers the Child Care Provider/Assistant Certificate. This certificate prepares individuals to work in a child care center, own a child care center, manage a child care center in a corporate environment, teach in a preschool setting, direct an afterschool program, etc. This certificate can be completed in two semesters. Please contact Shannon Stoker ( for more information regarding this certificate.

Course # Course Name Hours
First Semester (12 Hours Total)
TECA 1354 Child Growth & Development 3
TECA 1318 Wellness of the Young Child 3
CDEC 1313 Curriculum Resources for Early Childhood Programs 3
CDEC 2326 Administration of Programs for Children I 3
Course # Course Name Hours
Second Semester (16 Hours Total)
TECA 1303  Family, School, & Community 3
TECA 1311 Educating Young Children 3
CDEC 1195 Issues of Abuse & Neglect 1
CDEC 1319 Child Guidance 3
CDEC 1359 Children with Special Needs 3
CDEC 2328 Administration of Programs for Children II 3