Our courses and on-site placements provide great learning experiences to help you better understand the physical, emotional, language and behavioral development of infants, toddlers and school-aged children. You’ll learn to develop age-appropriate education plans and to create settings that will foster learning for children, and ultimately, become a committed, capable, and compelled early care and education professional.
Certificates are also available as options within our ECE program. Learn more.
|Program of Study||Credential/Outcome||Eligible for Financial Aid||Course Scheduling||Location|
|ABC Childcare Training||Noncredit, CEU/Recertification||Call 864-646-1700||Day,Weekend||Pendleton|
|Certificate in Online Teaching||Noncredit, Prof Dev||Call 864-646-1700||Web-based w/Instructor||Online|
|Certificate in Teaching Adults||Noncredit, Prof Dev||Call 864-646-1700||Web-based w/Instructor||Online|
|Certified Online Instructor (COI)||Noncredit, Prof Dev||Call 864-646-1700||Web-based w/Instructor||Online|
|Child Care Management||Certificate||Yes||Day||Pendleton|
|Early Care and Education||Associate Degree||Yes||Day,Evening||Anderson,Online,Pendleton|
|Early Care and Education Assistant Certificate||Certificate||Call 864-646-1700||Day,Evening||Online,Pendleton|
|Early Childhood Development||Certificate||Yes||Day,Evening||Anderson,Online,Pendleton|
|Special Needs Certificate||Certificate||Call 864-646-1700||Day,Evening||Online,Pendleton|
Additional Teacher Training
Through our Corporate and Continuing Education Division, we offer several online courses to enhance the skills of K12 teachers. Courses include Gender in the Classroom, Generational Learning Styles, Online Learning and Teaching for K12 Teachers, Social Media and Online Tools for K12 Teachers, Students with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), and Substitute Teacher Preparation.
Learn more at the Training for K12 Teachers section.
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Learn about our MENTOR program
For students who wish to continue work toward a four-year degree, we encourage you to work with your advisor on the steps that are best for your plans. We do have agreements already in place for students to transfer seamlessly to Anderson University, The Citadel and Southern Wesleyan. Learn more about transfer options here.
T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® SOUTH CAROLINA provides scholarships for teachers, directors, owners, and family/group providers working in childcare to complete coursework in early childhood education. Learn more at http://www.sc-ccccd.net/TEACH/TEACH.html.
Students who earn credentials may be eligible for a Smart Money bonus through this organization as well. Tri-County’s program aligns with the following levels throughout this organization.
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