A grade of “C” or better must be attained for each course taken for this certificate.
Florida Child Care Professional Certification (FCCPC): Students who want the Florida Child Care Professional certification must successfully complete EEC 1000 , EEC 1001 , EEC 1601 , EEC 1319 and work or volunteer at least a total of 480 hours in a childcare facility during the semester the course work is completed. Once the coursework is complete, the student should contact Dr. Kathryn Stuckey, firstname.lastname@example.org, to submit to the state for obtaining the FCCPC Florida Child Care Professional Certificate.
Child Development Associate Credentials: Students who want the National CDA (Child Development Associate) credential must successfully complete EEC 1000 , EEC 1001 , EEC 1601 and EEC 1319 and then apply to the National Council for Early Childhood Recognition to complete the credentialing process. (The Council’s toll-free number is 1-800-424-4310.)
Child Care Management Director Credentials: Students who need to meet the Department of Children and Families requirement for the Foundation Level Director Credential must successfully complete EEC 2002 . The courses that meet the DCF Advanced Level Director Credential requirement are EEC 2202 , EEC 2527 and EEC 2520 .
Gainful employment information about this certificate is available at scf.edu/Academics/CareerTechnicalEducation/GEDT/.