Irving I. Bock ChildCareGroup
“The Child Development program at Eastfield College enables child care teachers to grow and develop as they help the children they serve grow and develop. While working on my degree, the staff in the Child Development program helped me to stay focused and encouraged. They also made sure I was on the right track, such as knowing which classes to take and oftentimes going the extra mile to help me get into a class. Receiving my associate degree has enabled me to move up in my company and encouraged me to complete my bachelor’s degree.
“I would and do recommend the Child Development program at DCCCD institutions to any child care provider or person aspiring to become a child care provider. It helps you to be a better person, teacher and advocate for young children.”
Kriston Jackson-Jones earned an Associate in Applied Sciences Degree in Child Development from Eastfield College. She has earned the President’s Award and Above and Beyond Award from her company. She is an adjunct faculty member in Eastfield’s Child Development department and serves as the program director for Bryan’s House where she is responsible for supervising and promoting education and child care programs and ensuring programs meet state and federal requirements.