BE THE HEAD OF THE CLASS


Take your skills to the next level, and claim your spot as a lead teacher or center director.

Having already worked in child care settings, you’ve got the experience you need to run the show.

TCL’s  Child Care Management certificate combines courses in child care, business, communication, and computers to help prepare you for the management position you’ve been dreaming about. The 36-credit-hour program can be completed in as little as one year. Graduates will be qualified to become supervisors, directors, and/or lead teachers in the child care industry.

Most importantly, you will have the skills and expertise to become a  leader in developing initiatives for quality care for children, their families and their communities.

Enroll today. Your future and theirs depend on it.

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    CAREER SWITCH

    Perfect for currently employed individuals pursuing a career change into the child care management field.

    MOVE UP

    Great option for hildcare teachers and administrators who want to upgrade their skills.

    ENTREPRENEUR

    The right program for individuals who want to learn more about the business of child care.

    ACCREDITATION


    Technical College of the Lowcountry is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Technical College of the Lowcountry.

    PROGRAM COST


    Tuition: 36 credits x $190 per credit = $6,840.

    Remember, this is before S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance and other financial aid, which could drop your costs by more than half. In fact, after financial aid, many TCL students attend for free.

    *Based on Fall 2019 in-state, in-service-area tuition. Your actual cost may differ. Does not include fees, books and other costs. Qualifications vary.

    FAQS & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


    The Career & Education Opportunities

    The S.C. annual mean wage for child care directors is $44,480, according to 2017 reports from U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics.

    Program Dean


    Shunda Ware

    Dean, Business and Industrial Technologies

    843-525-8238

    Beaufort Mather Campus, Bldg. 14, Rm. 118

    Instructors


    Kelli Boniecki

    Early Care and Education Program Director

    843-525-8307

    Beaufort Mather Campus, Bldg. 2, Rm. 246