Child Care Center Operations (Director)
Establishing learning foundations for life.
This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Education and Training career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills.
Note: This program is approved by the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) as meeting the course requirement for child care center directors, 65C-22.003. Students who complete the program, and meet additional requirements, are eligible for the Florida Child Care Director Credential. Additional information regarding the Director Credential can be found at http://www.myflfamilies.com/service-programs/child-care/ director-credential.
- Child Care Teacher Aide
- Preschool Teacher
Employment of preschool and childcare center directors is projected to grow 8% from 2020 to 2030.
The average wage for this career in Florida is $15.16 hourly or $31,530 annually.
The entire program is 45 hours. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):
|OCP A||Child Care Center Director||45 Hours|
|Total Hours: 45|
Location & Course’s Schedule:
Child Care Center Operations Director is available at the following school (s):
|The English Center ||Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.|
|Lindsey Hopkins Technical College||Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. |
|South Dade Technical College||Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.|
Contact Information at the Location:
Additional information can be provided by student services:
|LOCATION||COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR||PHONE NUMBER|
|The English Center|
Juan R. Gonzalez
|South Dade Technical College|
|Osar de Leon||Ext. 2111|
|Lindsey Hopkins Technical College|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Childcare Workers, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/personal-care-and-service/childcare-workers.htm.