Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Departments
UA-PTC Early Childhood Development (ECD) Program Mission Statement
To develop proficient early childhood professionals who positively impact children, families, and the early childhood field within inclusive relationships.
The Early Childhood Development program at UA - Pulaski Tech prepares students by providing a
variety of program options that best fits their
personal goals. The program is designed to allow students to progress through the
courses at their own pace. Classes in the program are offered at a variety of times
to meet the needs of those students who are already employed in the
The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Early Childhood Development program at UA - Pulaski Technical College is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, www.naeyc.org. The accreditation terms runs from July 2021 through July 2023.
NAEYC Program Outcome Data
The T.E.A.C.H. (Teacher Education and Compensation Helps) Early Childhood® Scholarship Program
The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarship Program is a licensed program of the Child Care Services Association. It is a national, evidence-based strategy that creates access to higher education for teachers, directors and family child-care providers (early educators) working with young children.