Early Childhood Education

What will I learn?

PCC’s Early Childhood Education program prepares you to become a productive, caring and responsible teacher of young children (birth to age 5). The program can also prepare you to become an early childhood teacher or director in the ECE field.

Classes emphasize child development skills in the areas of language, social, emotional, cognitive and physical development. We also focus on cultural diversity among children.

You will become familiar with theories concerning child development and ECE and will participate in many group discussions and hands-on activities that you can apply in the preschool classroom. You’ll learn from qualified faculty members who believe in the success of each ECE student.

Applicants must demonstrate an interest in the care and well-being of young children, be free from evidence of physical and mental illness, and be free from personal conduct that may be injurious to children as stated in the Colorado Rules and Regulations for Child Care Centers, section 7.702.51.

Professional Licensure Disclosure

The licensure requirements for the Early Childhood Education program may differ between all 50 states and U.S. territories.  

Pueblo Community College (PCC) recommends each student visit the Education Commission of the States page to identify the program requirements for each state in which you plan to live and practice.  

PCC can only guarantee that the requirements for the state of Colorado are met with our program. 
Colorado Department of Education

PCC has not determined if the Early Childhood Education program meets applicable state requirements for the following states and territories: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Early Childhood Director Certificate

Award/Program Credits

Early Childhood Education, AAS

Award/Program Credits

Early Childhood Entry Level Certificate

Award/Program Credits

Early Childhood Teacher Certificate

Award/Program Credits

Early Childhood Teacher Education, AA (with Designation)

Award/Program Credits

Infant Toddler Supervisor Mini-Certificate

Award/Program Credits

Program Information

Pueblo Campus
Fremont Campus
Certificate, Mini-Certificate, AAS, AA
Course Availability
Program Start
Fall, Spring


ECE Coordinator
Molly Milusnic

Department Chair
Tracy Williams