The opportunities for a career as a preschool educator continue to grow as more families need care for their young children. SCTI offers many certificate programs and credentialing options to prepare you to work with young children.
All programs meet Florida Department of Children and Families, and Sarasota County child care training requirements.
A staff credential is an official designation that means an individual’s professional education meets or exceeds the professional criteria set by the Department of Children and Families. Attaining one of these certificates is your first step toward educational advancement in our field.
Where do I begin?
- Click here to access a presentation that helps you determine the best career path for you.
- Take a look at the State required training for all early childhood educators This website offers a wealth of information from the Florida Department of Children and Families.
- Explore all of the certification and training options at SCTI by clicking on the following links...
EARLY CHILDHOOD PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE (ECPC)
FLORIDA CHILD CARE PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIAL (FCCPC)
NATIONAL CHILD DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE (CDA)
florida CHILD CARE DIRECTOR'S CREDENTIAL (fccdc) - ONLINE
child care apprenticeship certificate (ccac)
EARLY CHILDHOOD CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES & SCHEDULE
Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and possess a standard high school diploma or GED.
FAQS ABOUT THE PROGRAM AND SCHOLARSHIPS
Click here to email the program coordinator with any additional questions.
STATE REQUIRED TRAINING FOR ALL EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS
This website offers a wealth of information from the Florida Department of Children and Families.
Last updated: 6/12/2012 1:08:35 PM