Amarillo College, with a nationally recognized Child Development Lab School to facilitate student observations, is the ideal regional launching pad for a career in Child Development. AC is an acknowledged authority on early childhood development and agencies across the Panhandle partner with AC to ensure that Texas School Ready! grant programs for pre-kindergarteners are delivered effectively.
With many state and national initiatives currently focusing on quality instruction for young children, Child Development has become a field of growth and popularity. There are many ways to utilize degrees in Child Development – in preschool teaching, administration and ownership, and through careers in agencies like Child Protective Services, Child Care Licensing, and the Texas Workforce Commission.