Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education is now a part of the Social Science Division!

For students whose career goal is to teach children from birth to pre-kindergarten age in childcare centers and in-home settings, Lane Community College offers a two year, Early Childhood Education Associate of Applied Science Degree as well as a one year, ECE Certificate. For transfer degree options, please contact ECE advisor Lori Areford (see contact information below).

To enroll in the ECE certificate or degree program, please contact Jean Bishop, ECE faculty and program coordinator, at bishopj@lanecc.edu or (541) 463-3522. (Jean Bishop's summer hours are - every Wednesday, from 12-2, July 26th - August 16th)

Extended educational opportunities include:

  • Class related to state-mandated training for individuals already working in the field;
  • Parenting skills classes;
  • College credit for prior learning for individuals at STEP 7.5 on the Professional Development Registry
  • Skill building outside of seeking a degree

Early Childhood Education Video:


ECE academic advisors:

Leslie Soriano-Cervantes
Program Counselor
(541) 463-5512
educationadvising@lanecc.edu

Lori Areford
Program Advisor
(541) 463-5860
educationadvising@lanecc.edu

See the LaneCC Oregon Promise information page for helpful information about this program.