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Early Childhood Education Program

Education Careers

Our Early Childhood Education degree program helps prepare you to be a great teacher or administrator. It offers practical content that increases your knowledge and experience while expanding your career options.

ECE Careers and Options

Our graduates leave Kendall ready for the world of education and pursue career paths that include:

  • Pre-K to Grade 3* Teachers in Private and Public Schools
  • Child Care Center Teachers and Administrators
  • Adoption Agency Consultants
  • Child Activity Developers or Managers
  • Community Parks and Programs Managers
  • Educational Game/Toy Developers
  • Government Family Services Administrators and Counselors
  • Tutors

*New Illinois Grade Range for Early Childhood Endorsement:

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) is changing the grade range of the Professional Educator License with Early Childhood endorsement from Birth through Grade 3 to Birth through Grade 2, effective September 1, 2019. Restrictions apply and deadlines have been set by the ISBE for anyone seeking to earn Birth through Grade 3. Contact an Enrollment Advisor for more information.

Faculty Faculty

Our instructors are current and former practitioners who are passionate about Early Childhood Education.

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Tuition Assistance Tuition Assistance

There are numerous scholarships and awards available based on academic achievement, financial need, interests and other criteria.

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Concentrations Concentrations

Customize your education degree by specializing in one of seven industry-relevant concentrations.

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