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Directors Program


Early Childhood Directors Program

Advance your career as a child care director or professional with this nine-credit program through PA KEYS.* 

  • ECH 322: Curriculum Bases for Learning and Teaching

  • MGMT 210: Essentials of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

  • ECH 413: Leadership in Early Childhood Settings

This program is entirely online enabling you to work full-time as you earn college credits.  All courses are taught by skilled, full-time faculty who care about your success. To enroll in the program, a minimum of an associate's degree is required.  Act 48 hours can be earned for these courses. 

Before students can enroll in education classes they must provide proof they have obtained all necessary clearances.

(for students new to Clarion only)

(for students who have attended Clarion previously)

For more information

Call 866-272-5612 or e-mail

The Pennsylvania Early Learning Keys to Quality, sponsored by the Department of Public Welfare's Office of Child Development, is a quality improvement program in which all early learning programs and practitioners are encouraged and supported to improve child outcomes.