Benefits

Benefits of MWCC’s Early Childhood Education Programs

  • Photo of a student in the classroomDay and evening classes; great for working professionals
  • Day classes scheduled conveniently for parents of school-age children
  • Twoprograms offering different opportunities: begin a career or continue education after graduation
  • Great job placement rate for career program; 90 percent of students find jobs
  • Many excellent local practicum sites
  • Knowledgeable and experienced faculty

Students gain experience applying theory to practice

  • Preschools (private, school-based, and integrated)
  • Childcare centers (private and non-profit)
  • Head Start programs
  • Family childcare programs

Garrison Center

  • State of the art lab school housing 2 H.S. classrooms
  • Resource library
  • Observation windows

Service Learning opportunities

Service Learning engages students in service within the community as an integrated part of a course. Early Childhood Education students have completed service learning experiences at such places as:

  • The House of Peace and Education, Inc.
  • Head Start
  • Leominster Public Schools
  • Reach Out and Read

Club

  • Networking
  • Service
  • Social