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Early Childhood Education

Isothermal Contact Information

Students should contact their program department to discuss program enrollment and professional licensure options.

Alice McCluney
P.O. Box 804
Spindale, NC 28160
amccluney@isothermal.edu
828-395-1444

The table provides information to identify whether this program meets the specific state, province, or territory educational requirements for the states and provinces listed below. In the column titled “Does This Program Meet State Educational Requirements?” the disclosure for that state is provided as “Meets State Educational Requirements”, “Does Not Meet State Educational Requirements”, or “No Determination Has Been Made”. This disclosure is unique to the specific state for each row on the table.

It’s important to note that even if the program meets the educational requirements, licensure may also require acceptance to a registry, background checks, or meeting physical standard requirements. Students are advised to check with the agency to identify an exact set of requirements that extend above the educational requirements.

The reciprocity information below includes: 1. North Carolina Early Childhood Credential (NCECC) 2. North Carolina Early Childhood Administration (NCECAC).

State, Province, or Territory Does This Program Meet State Educational Requirements? Agency Mailing Address Phone Number
Alabama Does Not Meet State Educational RequirementsAlabama Department of Early Childhood Education445 Dexter Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36104
334-224-3171
Alaska Meets State Educational RequirementsAlaska Dept. of Education & Early DevelopmentP.O. Box 110500
Juneau, AK 99811-0500
907-465-2831
American Samoa Does Not Meet State Educational RequirementsAmerican Samoa Department of EducationP.O. Box DOE
Pago Pago, AS 96799
684-633-3527
Arizona Does Not Meet State Educational RequirementsArizona Department of Education - Early Childhood Education1535 W Jefferson Street Bin 24
Phoenix, AZ 85007
602-364-1530
Arkansas Meets State Educational RequirementsArkansas Department of Human Services - Division of Child Care & Early Childhood EducationP.O. Box 1437
Little Rock, AR 72203
501-682-4342
California Meets State Educational RequirementsCalifornia Department of Education - Head Start Collaboration Office1430 N Street
Suite 3410
Sacramento, CA 95814
916- 322-4974
Colorado Meets State Educational RequirementsColorado DHS - Office of Early Childhood1575 Sherman Street
Denver, CO 80203
303-866-6600
Connecticut Meets State Educational RequirementsConnecticut State Office of Early Childhood450 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103
860-500-4412
Delaware Does Not Meet State Educational RequirementsDelaware Department of Education - Office of Early Learning401 Federal Street
Suite 2
Dover, DE 19901
302-735-4000
Florida Meets State Educational RequirementsFlorida Office of Early Learning - Florida Head Start Collaboration Office250 Marriott Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32399
866-357-3239
Georgia Does Not Meet State Educational RequirementsGeorgia Department of Early Care and Learning2 Martin Luther King Jr Drive SE
754 East Tower
Atlanta, GA 30334
404-656-5957
Guam Does Not Meet State Educational RequirementsGuam Department of Public Health and Social Services - Project Bisita I Familia303 University Drive
Mangilao, GU 96913
671-735-2481
Hawaii Meets State Educational RequirementsState of Hawaii Executive Office on Early Learning (EOEL)2759 South King Street C-8
Honolulu, HI 96826
808-784-5350
Idaho Does Not Meet State Educational RequirementsIdaho Department of Health and Welfare - Idaho Head Start Collaboration Office450 W State Street
Boise, ID 83720
208-334-2410
Illinois Meets State Educational RequirementsIllinois Department of Human Services - Head Start Collaboration Office100 S Grande Avenue E
Harris Building II 2nd Floor
Springfield, IL 62674
217-524-2029
Indiana Does Not Meet State Educational RequirementsIndiana Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning402 W Washington Street
Room W362 MS02
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317- 232-9010
Iowa Meets State Educational RequirementsIowa Department of Education - Head Start Collaboration Office400 E 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0416
800-972-2017
Kansas Meets State Educational RequirementsKansas State Department of Education - Early Childhood900 SW Jackson Street
Topeka, KS 66612
785-296-8010
Kentucky Meets State Educational RequirementsKentucky Governor s Office of Early Childhood300 Sower Boulevard
5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-564-2524
Louisiana Does Not Meet State Educational RequirementsLouisiana Department of Education - Early ChildhoodP.O. Box 94064
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9064
877-453-2721
Maine Meets State Educational RequirementsMaine Department of Education
Augusta, ME 04333-0023
207-780-5846
Maryland Meets State Educational RequirementsMaryland State Department of Education - Division of Early Childhood200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-767-0100
Massachusetts Meets State Educational RequirementsMassachusetts Head Start Association - Head Start Collaboration Office51 Sleeper Street
4th Floor
Boston, MA 02210
617- 988-6600
Michigan Does Not Meet State Educational RequirementsMichigan Department of Education - Office of Great StartP.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909
833-633-5788
Minnesota Does Not Meet State Educational RequirementsMinnesota Department of Education - Head Start1500 Highway 36 West
Roseville, MN 55113
651-582-8463
Mississippi Does Not Meet State Educational RequirementsMississippi Department of Education (Early Childhood)P.O. Box 771
Jackson, MS 39205-0771
601- 359-2586
Missouri Meets State Educational RequirementsMissouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education - Early LearningP.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480
573-522-8762
Montana Does Not Meet State Educational RequirementsMontana Department of Public Health and Human Services - Early Childhood Services BureauP.O. Box 4210
Helena, MT 59601
406-444-1958
Nebraska Meets State Educational RequirementsNebraska Department of Education - Office of Early ChildhoodP.O. Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987
402- 471-3121
Nevada Does Not Meet State Educational RequirementsState of Nevada Department of Education - Head Start Program4150 Technology Way
Carson City, NV 89706
775-684-4200
New Hampshire Meets State Educational RequirementsNew Hampshire Department of Education - Early Childhood Education101 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-3860
603- 271-4684
New Jersey Meets State Educational RequirementsNew Jersey Department of Education - Division of Early Childhood EducationP.O. Box 500
Trenton, NJ 08625-0500
609-376-3500
New Mexico Meets State Educational RequirementsNew Mexico Public Education Department - Early Childhood Education300 Don Gaspar Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-827-7946
New York Meets State Educational RequirementsNew York State Education Department - Office of Early LearningCapital View Office Park
52 Washington Street
Rensselaer, NY 12144
518-473-7793
North Carolina Meets State Educational RequirementsNorth Carolina Department of Public Instruction2201 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699
919-914-6300
North Dakota Meets State Educational RequirementsNorth Dakota Department of Public Instruction - Early Childhood Education600 East Boulevard Avenue
Dept 201
Bismarck, ND 58505-0440
701- 328-2310
Northern Mariana Islands Does Not Meet State Educational RequirementsNorthern Mariana Islands Department of Community and Cultural AffairsCaller Box 10007
Saipan, MP 96950
670-664-2572
Ohio Meets State Educational RequirementsOhio Department of Education - Office of Educator Licensure25 South Front Street
Mail Stop 504
Columbus, OH 43215-4183
877-302-2347
Oklahoma Meets State Educational RequirementsOklahoma State Dept. of Education2500 North Lincoln Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
877-751-2972
Oregon Meets State Educational RequirementsOregon Dept. of Education - Early Learning Division255 Capitol Street SE
Salem, OR 97310-0203
800- 556-6616
Pennsylvania Meets State Educational RequirementsPennsylvania Department of Education333 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17126
717- 346-9320
Puerto Rico Meets State Educational RequirementsPuerto Rico Head Start Collaboration OfficeP.O. Box 9020082
San Juan, PR 00902-0082
787-625-4900
Rhode Island Meets State Educational RequirementsRhode Island Dept of Human ServicesP.O. Box 8709
Cransto, RI 02920
855-697-4347
South Carolina Meets State Educational RequirementsSouth Carolina Department of Education1429 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201
803-734-8500
South Dakota Meets State Educational RequirementsSouth Dakota Department of Education800 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501
605-773-3165
Tennessee Does Not Meet State Educational RequirementsTennessee Department of Education - Early Learning710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243
615-770-3884
Texas Does Not Meet State Educational RequirementsTexas Education Agency - Early Childhood Education1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701-1401
512-463-9734
Utah Meets State Educational RequirementsUtah Department of Health3760 South Ghighland Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
801-273-2954
Vermont Meets State Educational RequirementsVermont Agency of Education1 National Life Drive, Davis 5
Montpelier, VT 05620-2501
802-828-1130
Virgin Islands Does Not Meet State Educational RequirementsU.S. Virgin Islands Department of Human Services (Office of Preschool Services)1303 Hospital Ground Knud Hansen Complex
Building A
St Thomas, VI 00802
340-774-1166
Virginia Meets State Educational RequirementsVirginia Department of EducationP.O. Box 2120
Richmond, VA 23218
800-543-7545
Washington Meets State Educational RequirementsWashington Office of Superintendent of Public InstructionP.O. Box 47200
Olympia, WA 98504-7200
360-725-6000
Washington DC Meets State Educational RequirementsOffice of the State Superintendent of Education - DC Head Start Collaboration Office1050 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
202-727-6436
West Virginia Meets State Educational RequirementsWest Virginia Department of Education - Early & Elementary Learning1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston, WV 25305
304-558-0628
Wisconsin Meets State Educational RequirementsWisconsin Department of Public Instruction125 S Webster Street
Madison, WI 53703
608-266-9314
Wyoming Meets State Educational RequirementsWyoming Department of Education - Early Childhood Readiness122 W 25th Street
Suite E200
Cheyenne, WY 82002
307-777-7564

More information about the Early Childhood Education program at Isothermal