When I was in grade school, I struggled to navigate my school work and advocate for myself because I have ADHD. When I joined the YMCA Apprenticeship, I was given the support and encouragement I needed to continue my college journey. I never thought I would be a teacher, but the experience I have gained while doing my placement hours has made me see that I can make a difference.Anthony R. joined the entry level in the Early Educator Apprentice Program in Fall 2021 after graduating from High School. By participating in the program, he is pursuing his passion for education and working with children. Learn more about their success in the program
The first step to a career in Early Childhood Education (ECE) is to complete community college coursework in ECE, participate in on-the-job training and earn a Child Development Associate Teacher Permit.
Are you looking for a career focused on equity, education, and community advancement? Join our Early Educator Apprentice Program!