* For ECE 295 Student Teaching Practicum* you must have completed:
** Students may consider taking these courses during summer session.
# Please see Catalog Home for important information regarding this program and Fall 2023 opening of Connecticut State Community College.
*** No license is required to teach in a preschool setting. In an accredited or state funded classroom:
For an assistant or aide, the minimum requirement is a CDA.
For a head teacher, the minimum requirement is an associate’s degree.
To teach in a public preschool you will need to complete your BA and become certified through the CT Department of Education.
After completion of this program, you can apply to the OEC to obtain your ECTC A.