About California College of ECE


Mission and Objectives

THE MISSION of California College of Early Childhood Education is to instruct students on campus to such competency levels that they are qualified for initial employment and or/ career advancement in the Early Childhood field. The classes only satisfy the educational component required by the Community Care Licensing. Teachers must have six months experience in a licensed child care center. Directors need four years experience in a licensed child care center. The education that students will receive, include the acquisition of the body of knowledge presented in the educational program, the development of intellectual, analytical, and critical abilities, and fostering of values such as a commitment to pursue lifelong learning; and the mission relates to the educational expectations of the institution’s students, faculty, and community that the institution serves.

THE OBJECTIVES are to provide the students with basic skills to supervise and teach small children in a licensed child care center.

Our goals and method:

To provide the necessary course work to qualify for employment/advancement under community care licensing under title 22, by teaching students:

  • How to meet the needs of the children though proper care and supervision.
  • How to perform duties related to nutrition, housekeeping, health, and safety.
  • How to devise plans and implement procedures to accommodate play, rest, eating, toileting, and group supervision as well as individual attention throughout the preschool day.
  • How to perform the tasks associated with the operation of child care center in a safe effective manner. Fulfill the role of child supervision in a professional manner.
  • How to relate to other workers, parents, volunteers, and licensing analysts appropriately and professionally.
  • Provide small class sizes allow students to receive additional one on one time with the teacher.
  • Provide caring, knowledgeable, qualified staffs that have had practical experience in the early childhood field.

The college relates to the educational expectations of students, faculty and the community. California College of Early Childhood Education is a center of educational opportunities offering a comprehensive educational program to serve the early childhood community. It is inclusive and welcomes all who desire to learn. Its Mission is to meet the educational expectations that student seek and employees need to instruct to a level of competency to meet the physical and emotional needs of small children and their families though licensed childcare centers. The Faculty are trained experienced professionals who seek to share their knowledge with student learners and the community we serve.

  • To maintain employer satisfaction within the community by providing professionally trained and educated graduates for early childhood education.

REGRADING THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, COMMUNITY CARE LICENSING, TITLE 22.

The courses have been accepted by the State of California, Department of Social Services, and Community Care Licensing Division under Title 22 from the beginning- under paragraph 101215.1. It’s written in the regulations.

“Approved schools, colleges, or universities, including correspondence courses offered by the same, means those approved/ authorized by the U.S. Department of Education, office of Postsecondary Education, or by the California Department of Consumer affairs, Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education.”


About the Director

The director, Billy Lee Campbell, is a fully qualified preschool director with 30 + years of experience. He owns Noah’s Ark Preschools with eight locations along the California coast from San Francisco to Santa Barbara.

His educational qualifications include:

  • Commission – The Salvation Army Officers College
  • Th.B. – Grace Bible Institute
  • M.A. – Simpson Graduate School
  • M.Min. – Point Loma Nazarene University

State Licensed

California College of Early Childhood Education has an approval to operate means compliance with state standards as set forth in California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009.

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