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In January of 2021, we will be offering an Accelerated Early Childhood Associate's Degree Program!

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Early Childhood Multicultural Education Program

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New Mexico is a national leader in the professional development of early childhood educators with a career lattice that supports immediate entry into the profession starting with a 45 hour child care training course, to a state-wide articulated early childhood degree. This program is designed to educate you to become employable in the education system and provide advancement opportunities. CNM offers an Early Childhood Multicultural Education Degree and a Child Development Certificate.

The certificate option is for teachers who are currently working in a classroom setting, and the degree is designed for you if you are working or would like to work in the field of early childhood (PreK–3rd grade). The degree option is fully transferable to any college or university in New Mexico with an early childhood bachelor’s degree.

Graduates are eligible to apply for a One Year Vocational Certificate issued by the New Mexico Office of Child Development. You are employed almost immediately upon graduation in various professions from an educational system to a child care setting. CNM is a low cost high quality education option.

Benefits of the Program

  • Classes in English and Spanish
  • Bilingual student support and specialized advisement
  • Evening and weekend classes that fit your schedule
  • Financial aid and scholarships (CYFD)
  • Potential for a higher paying career

"The Child Development Certificate (CDC) coursework has helped me to see myself as a professional who makes a difference in my community. My knowledge of child development has changed the way that I see children and families, and I am confident about the difference I can make as an educator."

—CNM Early Childhood Student

Early Childhood Program Information Sessions Date / Sesiones de Información

Contact the Early Childhood Specialist at (505) 224-3605 or ECMEPrograms@cnm.edu for dates and locations.

English Information Session/Orientation            

July 3, 2020            4:00 p.m.         Virtual - To register for this session, please go to: https://cnm.webex.com/cnm/k2/j.php?MTID=t7aab40cf4111cf24a8756f86ee2a3fa4

Sesión Informativa/Orientación - Programa Bilingüe

Junio 26, 2020           4:00 p.m.         Virtual - Favor de registrarse aquí:      

https://cnm.webex.com/cnm/k2/j.php?MTID=t5276c933352937c6a59aaad43e49e764 

Julio 31, 2020            4:00 p.m.          Virtual - Favor de registrarse aquí: 

https://cnm.webex.com/cnm/k2/j.php?MTID=t1d2954201fff5462c7595755d30027c2

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