Vital Information
Academy of Children's and Educational Studies
Haines City High School
2800 Hornet Drive
Haines City, FL  33844

Phone:  (863) 421-3281

Areas of Interest:  Early Childhood Education

ACES Articulated College Credit

Through an agreement with Polk State College, Academy students will be eligible for college credit for PSC’s Early Childhood Education and Management AS/AAS degree. Any Polk County postsecondary student who has completed the required high school courses (Early Childhood Education 1, 2, "&" 3), has a 3.0 or better average within the program, and a 2.0 overall graduating GPA will be eligible for college credit provided the student meets certain assessment criteria. College credit will be awarded to eligible students after completing one 3 hour course at Polk Community College.

ECE Program Completer: 6 hours

  • CHD 2220 Child Growth "&" Development
  • CHD 2322 Curriculum Activities

Articulation through ECPC Certification: 9 hours

  • CHD 1104 Intro to ECE
  • CHD 1440 Practicum
  • CHD 2322 Curriculum Activities

ECE Program Completers with ECPC Certification: 12 hours

  • CHD 1104 Intro to ECE
  • CHD 1440 Practicum
  • CHD 2322 Curriculum Activities
  • CHD 2220 Child Growth "&" Development