# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Early Childhood, Education, and Services II Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Early Childhood, Education, and Services II (8286/36 weeks, 280 hours) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8286
Duration:36 weeks, 280 hours
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12
Prerequisites:Early Childhood, Education, and Services I (8285/36 weeks, 280 hours)

Students focus on occupational skills needed by personnel employed in early childhood-related careers, such as education, medical/health care, social services, counseling, psychology, and entrepreneurship. Work-based learning experiences in on-site labs, early childhood development centers, elementary schools, and other institutions under the supervision of the instructor are required.

As noted in Superintendent’s Memo #058-17 (2-28-2017), this Career and Technical Education (CTE) course must maintain a maximum pupil-to-teacher ratio of 20 students to one teacher, due to safety regulations. The 2016-2018 biennial budget waiver of the teacher-to-pupil ratio staffing requirement does not apply.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Education and Training
    • Administration and Administrative Support
    • Professional Support Services
    • Teaching and Training

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course


Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.