9 Lead Teacher and Director EEC Certification


**EEC Certifications are issued by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) NOT Bay Path. Bay Path is only providing courses to meet the education requirements needed to apply for the certification.

The Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care was established in 2005 through the consolidation of two states agencies to oversee early education and care and after-school services. EEC is responsible for setting licensing standards, issuing licenses, and monitoring early education and care and after school programs in Massachusetts, including group child careĀ centers and family child care homes.

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Degree Options at Bay Path:

Recommended Candidates:

  • Students who want to work with preschool children but do not want, or cannot meet, the criteria for the licensure program.
  • Students in other majors who are interested in teaching and caring for preschool childrenĀ in childcare centers.
  • Students who want to own and operate family child care centers.
  • New students interested in the childcare field.

The courses available to take at Bay Path give the candidate the preparatory course work to apply for Lead Teacher or Director Certification through the Department of EEC.


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