Registration is open for Summer and Fall 2024

In Fall 2024, we are offering face-to-face, Hyflex, and online courses.  We have many options for classes at the Fallbrook and Escondido Education Centers, in addition to San Marcos’ main campus!

Not Sure Which Classes to Take??

Contact CHDV & EDU Department Chair Laurel Anderson at

Service Learning at Palomar

Do you need to complete a Service Learning Project for one of your Child Development Classes? Are you interested in learning about more organizations in our community that help children and families? Visit our Service Learning Website.

ESL Support for Child Development

Free ESL Tutoring is available for all Palomar College students! ESL Tutors can offer support in writing, reading, grammar, pronunciation and conversation practice for any Palomar College class. Support is also available for learning how to use Canvas, MyPalomar, email, and more!
 If you have questions, please contact Tina Parker at 760-744-1150, Ext. 2258.

Palomar’s ECE Lab School is Hiring!

Would you like to be a part of the teaching staff at one of the best preschools in San Diego County? Apply now for immediate job openings at the Palomar Early Childhood Education Lab School! Please submit your application to Tamara Holthaus (ECELS Coordinator) via email at

Please submit your application to Tamara Holthaus (ECELS Coordinator) via email at

Teacher and Teacher Assistant Positions Are Available!

Palomar’s ECE Lab School is Enrolling New Children!

Both Palomar ECE Lab Schools on the San Marcos Campus and Escondido campus now have a reduced or tuition-free* California State Preschool Program for children ages 2 1/2 – 5 years!

Includes a reduced or tuition-free*,
California State Preschool Program
(CSPP) for children ages 2 ½ – 5 yearsIncluye un programa de preescolar del estado
de California (CSPP) reducido o gratuito* para
niños de 2 ½ a 5 años.

Please visit the ECE Lab School website  for additional information on our programs, including fees and funding options.


Palomar Partnership with EUSD

Palomar Child Development & Education Department is partnering with Escondido Union School District.
Work as a paraeducator and get your degree for free! Visit EUSD P3 Program Website for more information.

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We wish you a safe, healthy, and prosperous semester!

Interested in taking classes at Palomar but you need care for your child in order to do so?

Easter Seals provides free childcare to parents who are in school or working. Contact them directly to see if you qualify! Call 714 294 2807