PLEASE NOTE THAT CLEARANCES MUST BE SUBMITTED PRIOR TO BEING ELIGIBLE TO REGISTER FOR EDUC 110 and 111. Read the Education Clearances Document and follow the instructions.
Current Program Requirements for HACC Certificate and Degree Programs in Education
Early Childhood Care and Education Certificate - 5170
Early Care and Education Career Associate Degree - 5501
Early Childhood - Elementary Education AA – 5070 – Pre-Teaching Transfer
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Graduates are prepared to enter the workforce to care for and educate children ages birth – 9 years, through either a variety of inclusive care and education settings, or by transferring to 4-year colleges/universities to attain a teaching certification for PreK-4th Grade.
- This program requires that all students obtain a current Pennsylvania Criminal Record Check (Act 34), Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151), FBI Clearance, and a valid TB Skin Test to be eligible for the required field experiences. Education Department Clearances Document A student should consider these factors before enrolling into this program.
- Students are REQUIRED to have these clearances submitted to the Education Department Chair before registering for EDUC 110 or EDUC 111. .
- Mailing address is Cindi Davis, HACC, W211, One HACC Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
How do I know if I need a new clearance document?
This is for NEW students or students that have taken a semester off (not including the summer).
Fall 2013 Registration
Spring 2014 Registration
|Clearances cannot be older than August 2012
|| Clearances cannot be older than December 2013
||TB must be current each year
Additionally, students intending to transfer must have a 3.0 GPA in order to enter the professional-level course work, leading to teacher certification, at baccalaureate degree-granting institutions. Students are also required to attain a qualifying score on the PAPA Academic Skills Assessment test before transferring.
Since the requirements of 4-year colleges/universities varies widely, it is essential to choose an intended transfer institution as soon as possible and carefully follow the program described in that college's catalog.
Cindi Davis, MS, MEd
Professor and Chair