Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education Careers

Graduates are working in a variety of child care settings including:

  • Head Start centers
  • preschools
  • public or private child care centers
  • public schools as paraeducators
  • in-home child care providers
  • nannies

Starting Wages: $16,800 - $27,100 per year*

*Source: Iowa Workforce Development

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Community United Child Care Centers Waterloo, IA
Cedar Falls, IA
Hawkeye Child Development Center Waterloo, IA
Tri-County Child & Family Development Council, Inc. Waterloo, IA
Trinity Preschool and Child Care Waterloo, IA
Waterloo Community School District Waterloo, IA
Waverly Child Care and Preschool Waverly, IA

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Deb Hacker
Black Hawk Hall 258
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Student Success Specialist

Tiffany Dodd
Black Hawk Hall 261
319-239-2329 ext.1060
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Jane Even
Black Hawk Hall 236
319-296-2329 ext.1431
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Tami McCoy
Black Hawk Hall 236
319-296-2329 ext.1298
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Emily Knutson
Black Hawk Hall 236
319-296-2329 ext.1558
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Catharine Freeman
Black Hawk Hall 258B
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