Child Development, Education and Special Education


The Child Development, Education and Special Education programs at PCC offer certificates, degrees and transfer pathways to prepare you to work in education. Whether you want to work in pre-school, elementary school, middle school, high school and college/university, we at PCC will set you on the path to reach your education career goals.


Hixon Teacher Preparation Programs

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Streamline the process to become a teacher! Upon transfer to the four year institution, you will be ready to simultaneously achieve a bachelor degree and teaching credential.

  • Become a Elementary, Middle School, High School or Higher Education Teacher
  • Streamlined transfer to a four-year university to finish your BA Degree & Teaching Credential

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Child Development

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Learn about how children develop while also getting a practical experience working with early childhood aged children!

  • Work in Eary Childhood / Pre-Schools
  • AS-T and AS Degrees 
  • Certificates of Achievement and Occupational Skills Certificates

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Special Education

Study the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical developmental areas of young children with an emphasis in learning to work with children with Special Needs.

  • Work in special education paraprofessional position in the public or private sector
  • AS Degree
  • Certificates of Achievement and Occupational Skills Certificates

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