Do you want to be a teacher?

Were you inspired by a teacher?  Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children and teens?  If you dream of a career in teaching MWCC’s Education programs are the place to start with excellent hands-on preparation and participation. MWCC will prepare you to transfer to a four-year college to teach in elementary or secondary education or go directly to work in early childhood education.  MWCC’s experienced faculty can guide you from fostering your interest in working with children or youth to obtaining your certification for teaching in early childhood or transferring into an education program for your elementary or secondary teaching license.


You can learn the skills you need to help children whether you want to teach them to read or have a heart for lifting up those with challenging circumstances.


If you like children and want to make a difference in their lives, early childhood education lets you start at the beginning of it all. The qualities and attributes of great teachers include:

  • Patience and understanding
  • Passion for teaching
  • Love for children
  • Caring and compassion
  • Flexibility
  • Empathy
  • Creativity
  • Organization
  • Good communication skills
  • Dedication

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Associate Degree Programs and Tracks

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We have a variety of educator programs to choose from. Click to learn more below.

Early Childhood Degrees
Elementary Degree
Middle & High School Degrees

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MWCC is an affordable education that can help you prepare for a new profession, develop new job skills, or prepare for future studies. MWCC offers you plenty of options to fit your schedule and location. Choose from day, evening, or online courses. We have campuses located in Gardner, Leominster, and Devens to make your education as convenient and accessible as possible.

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