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Career and Training Options

Career and Training Options

Position Desired
ECE Teacher Aide or Teacher Assistant
Professional Training Requirements

DCFS: High School Diploma
Oakton ECE Training Options

Basic ECE Certificate
Advanced ECE Certificate
Basic Infant Toddler Certificate
Advanced Infant Toddler Certificate

Position Desired
ECE Teacher
Professional Training Requirements
DCFS: 60 college credit hours with 6 hours in ECE or 30 college credit hours with 6 hours in ECE and 1,560 clock hours of experience working with children in an ECE setting
Oakton ECE Training Options

AAS Degree in ECE  or AAT Degree in ECE

Position Desired
Assistant Public School Teacher
Professional Training Requirements

ISBE: Contact local school district for specific requirements; ranges from 30-60 college credit hours
Oakton ECE Training Options

AAS Degree in ECE
Advanced ECE Certificate
AAS Degree in EDU: Paraprofessional
Paraprofessional Educator Certificate

Position Desired
Public School Teacher, K – 3
Professional Training Requirements

ISBE: IL State Certificate Type 04
Oakton ECE Training Options

AAT Degree in ECE* (provides necessary course work for transfer to DePaul University)

Position Desired
Family Child Care Provider
Professional Training Requirements

DCFS: High School Diploma
Oakton ECE Training Options

Basic ECE Certificate (recommend ECE 165 or ECE 157)

Position Desired
ECE Program Director
Professional Training Requirements

DCFS: 60 college credit hours of with 18 hours in ECE
Oakton ECE Training Options

AAS Degree in ECE (ECE 273 recommended) or ECE Administration Certificate

*Intended for transfer students


Alumni Profile

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Looking for a new sense of purpose in life, Gerard Christianson (now a graduate of St. Paul Seminary in Minnesota) embarks on a spiritual journey.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


July 2
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

July 4
Independence Day holiday College closed.

July 6
Independence Day holiday observance, no classes. College open.

July 7
Last day to withdraw with a "W" (no withdrawals after mid-term). Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after July 7.

July 23
Incomplete (I) grades from spring 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

July 30
Classes end.

August 3
Faculty grading due.

August 3
Second summer interim classes begin.

August 17
Faculty return for fall 2015 semester.

August 21
Second summer interim classes end.

August 24
Fall 2015 semester classes begin.

August 25
Second summer interim faculty grading due.

Full Academic Calendar