Contact Admissions

Phone: (315) 684-6046
Fax: (315) 684-6427
Whipple Administration Building

School of Liberal Arts

Dean: Paul F. Griffin
Phone: (315) 684-6081

Early Childhood A.A.S.

Career Opportunities & Placement

Career Opportunities & Placement

Career Opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in Child Care and Early Child Education are continuing to grow at a faster than average pace. Examples of specific employment opportunities that students could pursue follow:

  • Child Care Center head Classroom Teacher or Teacher Aide
  • Licensed Family Child Care provider
  • Teacher Assistant in Universal Pre-K
  • Teacher Assistance in elementary School (k-6) Students in NYS would need to take a comprehensive exam to get certification as a Teacher Assistant
  • Special Education Assistant (Pre-K- Grade 6)
  • Nursery School teacher or Teaching Assistant
  • Early Head Start teacher, Assistant, parent Educator, Family Advocate Worker
  • Head Start classroom Teacher, Teacher, Teacher Assistant, Parent Educator, Family Advocate Worker
  • Governess or Nanny
  • Recreational Program Counselor
  • Counselor in Children’s Residential Facility
  • Social and Human Services such as: Case management Aide, Social Work Assistant, Community Support Worker, Community Outreach Worker, etc.

Potential Field Placement Options

Child Care Centers:

  • Rainbow Child Care Center, Sidney, NY
  • Morrisville Children’s Center, Morrisville State College Campus, Morrisville, NY
  • New Berlin Day Care center, New Berlin, NY
  • The Children’s Center, Norwich, NY
  • DCMO?BOCES Child Care Center, Norwich, NY

Head Start Centers:

  • Head Start and Early Head Start- Opportunities for Chenango, Norwich, NY
  • Peter’s Episcopal Church, Bainbridge, NY
  • Greene Baptist church, Greene, NY
  • Guilford Elementary School, Guilford, NY
  • New Berlin Head start, New Berlin, NY
  • North Norwich Town Hall, North Norwich
  • Oxford Head Start, Oxford, NY
  • United Methodist Church, Sherburne, NY
  • Afton Head Start, Afton, NY

Nursery School:

  • Greene Community Nursery School, Greene, NY
  • Holy Family Nursery School, Norwich, NY
  • Just Beginning Nursery School, Greene, NY
  • Noah’s Ark Nursery School, New Berlin, NY
  • Norwich Community Nursery School, Norwich, NY
  • Pumpkin Shell Nursery School, Oxford, NY
  • Sherburne Coop Nursery School, Sherburne, NY
  • So. Otselic Nursery School, South Otselic, NY
  • Valley Heights Nursery School, Norwich, NY
  • YMCA Nursery School, Norwich, NY
  • Montessori Children’s House, Hamilton, NY

Universal Pre-K:

  • Afton central School pre-K in Afton
  • Oxford Universal pre-K in Oxford (Oxford Primary School)
  • Norwich City Schools Universal Pre-K in Gibson School, Norwich

Primary Grades (K, 1 and 2):

  • Gibson Elementary School, Norwich, NY
  • Sherburne-Earlville Central Elementary School, Sherburne, NY
  • Afton Elementary School, Afton, NY
  • Gilbertsville-Mt. Upton School, Gilbertsville, NY
  • Greene Central School Primary Building, Greene, NY
  • Guilford Elementary School, Guilford, NY
  • Morris Central School, Morris, NY

After School (or School Age) Programs:

  • The Children’s Center, Norwich, NY
  • Just Beginning Nursery School, Greene, NY
  • New Berlin Day Care Services, New Berlin, NY
  • Norwich YMCA After School, Norwich, NY
  • YMCA Norwich/Oxford, Oxford, NY
  • YMCA Norwich/ Unadilla Valley, South New Berlin, NY
  • The Place, Norwich, NY