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Careers with Children and Childcare

2024-25 Course Information

Our next class is in the planning stages for the 2024-2025 school year and will be located at Encina Adult Center, 1400 Bell Street, Sacramento, CA 95825 (Situated between Encina High School and Greer Elementary). If you are interested in this course and would like to be contacted with more information, please complete the form below...
Course Interest Form

This is an in-person program designed for those who are interested in a career working with children. Students will learn about child development and the practices and principles of Early Childhood Education while building a strong foundation for starting a career with young children. The program consists of two classes where students will work to develop their work-related skills in childcare and have the opportunity to complete 6 ECE credits (two college courses) of articulation with Sierra College.

** Childcare is available on-site for students with children ages 2-5 while parents are in class. 


2024-25 Course Registration Information

Fall Session:
Course: Child Development
Cost:  Free
Class dates:  8/19/24 - 12/20/24
Class Days:  Monday - Thursday
Time:  9:00am - 11:00am
Mode of Instruction:  In-person
Location:  Encina Adult Center (Room PP-2)
Teacher:  TBD

Spring Session:
Course: Introduction to Principles & Practices in ECE
Cost:  Free
Class dates:  1/6/25 - 6/11/25
Class Days:  Monday - Thursday
Time:  9:00am - 11:00am
Mode of Instruction:  In-person
Location:  Encina Adult Center (Room PP-2)
Teacher:  TBD

For more information, please call the Encina Adult Center office at (916) 979-8311