Welcome to the Education Department

Program Mission Statement

The Education Department engages students in the study of theory and practice with the purpose of preparing them to begin or enhance their career in the field of Education. The Department does this by providing rigorous, research-based instruction, relevant field work and assignments with a focus on collaboration, equity and community. Students learn how to support and enrich the lives of children and families through high quality early childhood education and care.

Our Programs

The Education Concentration prepares students seeking bachelor’s degrees in education or liberal arts to transfer to four-year colleges or universities. Graduates of this concentration may qualify to transfer using benefits of MassTransfer to a four-year state college or University of Massachusetts campus. For current information on eligible programs, see Transfer Options below. 
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The Early Childhood Development Program prepares students in the fields of growth of the child, influences of the family upon the child, and environmental pressures upon the family.
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Early Childhood Development Certificate
graduates qualify as teacher’s aides in the State of Massachusetts.
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The Early Childhood Development Associate (CDA) Credential Certificate program at Bunker Hill Community College prepares students who wish to be certified by the CDA Council for Professional Recognition. The CDA is a performance-based assessment of childcare workers, home visitors, center, and family childcare providers. Our CDA program provides students with the 120 hours of training needed for the CDA credentialing program.  Our program includes formal supervised practicum and portfolio development in Early Childhood Education centers to help students gain hours of professional work required by the Council for Professional Recognition.
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Lauren Stauble, Department Chair
Office: Chelsea 350
617-228-2310  |