Education and College Success

Associate Degree. Transfer. Certificate.

About the program:

The program focuses on the practical application of current theory and knowledge in the field of early childhood research and education.  All courses are based on specific competencies that have been identified by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), employers and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

Degrees & Certificates Offered:

Students in the program may choose to follow one of three career paths (pdf).  The department offers three certificates and an Associate of Arts in Teaching degree, which leads to public school teacher certification.

College Success (COLS) classes:

View the COLS classes offered at Kilgore College.

NOTE: The Associate of Arts (+5222) degree is being deactivated and will no longer be available to students enrolling after Fall 2016.

NOTE: For students in this course who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas.  If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or the department chair. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.

Course information:

Child Development and Education

T.E.A.C.H. Scholarships Information

Apply for a T.E.A.C.H. Scholarship today!

T.E.A.C.H. Scholarships are accepted on an ongoing basis as funding allows.

For information about Education and College Success:

Karen Morris
Program Leader & Instructor
Education & College Success
(903) 983-8292
Student Support (SSUPP), 204