This major prepares students to provide instructional assistance to children under the direction of a licensed teacher in early care and education facilities. Students are taught health and safety, guidance, curriculum, and nutrition in a classroom/laboratory setting as well as in a supervised practicum experience. Upon successful completion of Teacher Assistant, the student is also recognized as having met the Entry Level Child Care Training (ELCCT) requirements.
Child Care Training Center
The Metro Tech Child Care Training center is Located on the Springlake Campus in Oklahoma City. It houses a full-time career major program and short-term courses in Early Care and Education.