What are the current requirements to be a Head Start teacher aide/assistant?

Head Start teacher aides/assistants need to have at least one of the following qualifications:
  • A Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or be enrolled in a CDA credential program that will be completed within 2 years
  • An associate, bachelor’s or advanced degree (in any area) or be enrolled in a program leading to such a degree
Click here for more information on how to obtain these requirements, including which Michigan educational institutions offer these degree programs. There are many job opportunities available at Head Start centers across Macomb, Oakland and Wayne Counties. See current open positions here. Learn more about a career in Head Start here.

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