Careers in Early Childhood Education

Careers in Early Childhood Education: A Maryland Guide

This guide illustrates the pathways college students and current or prospective child care workers can take to build a career in early childhood education.

The job descriptions in this document include a brief overview of the required education and/or experience for various positions. There are a number of different paths of education and experience that can be taken to arrive at a career in early childhood education. These paths include meeting the minimum training and other requirements required by law for a particular position, or obtaining an early childhood education degree.