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: $17,500 - $24,000 per year*

Iowa has one of the nation's highest rates of working mothers, so the demand for skilled individuals to care for and educate children is very high.

*Source: Iowa Workforce Development


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 Child Development Center Waterloo, IA
Waterloo Community Schools Waterloo, IA
Waverly Child Care and Preschool Waverly, IA

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Deb Hacker
Black Hawk Hall 258
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Jane Huebner
Black Hawk Hall 238
319-296-2329 ext.1431
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Tami McCoy
Black Hawk Hall 238
319-296-2329 ext.1298
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Catharine Freeman
Black Hawk Hall 258B
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