The Early Childhood and Family Studies Program will provide the community a comprehensive early childhood program responsive to cultural, ethnic, socio-economic diversity, rich in current and innovative ideas and nurturing authentic learning and hands-on experiences. The result is individuals well prepared for a variety of job opportunities in the rapidly changing early care and education profession. The AAS degree is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation Commission.
Earn Your Degree Online
The Early Childhood and Family Studies is offering the first online Early Childhood degree in San Antonio from an accredited community College. View flyer for more information.
Early Childhood and Family Studies Offer
All degrees and certificates can be completed 100% online. Visit our degree plans link for more information.
Professional Organizations & Sites of Interest
Professionalism in Early Childhood Education is very important in strengthening our image as educators of young children. Likewise, it is necessary to keep abreast of the most current trends, policies, and general information about the profession. These links are provided to be a key resource for the professionals in this field.
Program Information Sessions
The Early Childhood and Family Studies Program at St. Philip's College invites anyone interested in learning about our program to attend an upcoming information session to get more information. All sessions will take place in the Center for Health Professions Building at St. Philip's College. Please contact the Program Director, Vlasta Jurkovic, at (210) 486-2127 or contact the department at (210) 486-2050 if you need additional information.
Information session on the following dates:
- September 14, 2016 at 6 pm
- October 12, 2016 at 6 pm
- November 16, 2016 at 6 pm
- January 25, 2017 at 6 pm
- February 22, 2017 at 6 pm
- April 25, 2017 at 6 pm.
Faculty & Staff
Vlasta Jurkovic, M.A.
Location: Center for Health Professions (CHP) 202C
Amy Huebner, M.ED.
Phone: (210) 486-2364
Location: Center for Health Professions (CHP) 202B
Jessica A. Cooper, M.S.
Department Chair/Associate Professor
Location: Center for Health Professions (CHP) 130B
- Veronica Roman
- Shelli Keller
- Abraham Moreno
- LaVatta Hines