The School of Education offers both state and nationally accredited degree and certification programs at the associate and bachelor's degree levels. The early childhood programs at Dallas College Eastfield Campus, and Dallas College Brookhaven Campus are accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The accreditation term runs through spring 2022.
The School of Education’s newest program, the Baccalaureate Degree in Early Childhood Education and Teaching, has been approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and, The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Lower level courses in the new degree program will be offered beginning Fall 2020 and upper level courses offered beginning Fall 2021.
Additionally, the School of Education offers a number of industry approved certification’s attainable through continuing education pathways.