The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
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This program is designed for individuals who work in early childhood and child development and wish to apply for the Director Credential as identified by the PA Key to increase the knowledge and understanding of the role of the Child Care and School-Age Director as defined in Section 3720.34 and 3720.241(c), Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Child Day Care Regulations and to meet the requirements of the Keystone STARS continuous quality assurance program at the STAR 3 level.Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
To begin this coursework, students must:
The student must complete three, three-credit courses that are not included in any other associate or bachelor’s degree. The program can be completed in one, two, or three semesters. Graduates can be Directors of Early Childhood, Child Development, Infant/Toddler or School-Age Programs.
After completion of these courses, candidates will make separate application to the PA Key and should obtain information to meet additional requirements of candidacy. (www.pakeys.org)