E-Connect - Child Care Services Career Outlook

Percent Employed & Percent Furthering Their Education


Graduates Employed

Graduates Furthering Their Education


Northwood Tech 2022-2023 Graduate Follow-Up Survey 

Employed in Related Field



Employed in a Related Field


Northwood Tech 2022-2023 Graduate Follow-Up Study 

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Range of Yearly Salary


Northwood Tech 2022-2023 Graduate Follow-Up Study


Typical positions available after graduation include:

Early childhood special needs assistant working with a student

Public School Teacher Aide/Assistant

Public School Teacher Aids/Assistants work under a teacher’s supervision to give students additional attention and instruction.

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Family Childcare Provider

Family Childcare Providers attend to the basic needs of children, such as dressing, bathing, feeding, and overseeing play. They may help younger children prepare for kindergarten or assist older children with homework.

Additional opportunities include:

  • Child Care Teacher

  • Child Care Assistant Teacher

  • Family Child Care Provider

  • Infant or Toddler Caregiver

  • Early Childhood Special Needs Assistant

  • Au Pair/Nanny

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your E-Connect - Child Care Services technical diploma at Northwood Tech, you can continue your education to obtain the Early Childhood Education associate degree and transfer your credits to another college to earn your bachelor's degree.

Hear From Graduates

"I wouldn’t be the person I am today without Northwood Tech. At Northwood Tech, I got lead teacher experiences and actually planned curriculum. I know I’m pursuing the right career. Those hands-on experiences helped me realize I have a 'fire in my belly' for early childhood education.”

Stephanie P., Early Childhood Education graduate


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