Early Childhood Education

COURSE OVERVIEW: 1ST YEAR
(DOE COURSE: EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION I-5412)
  • Create lesson plans for children 0-8 years using play-based approach
  • Build health, safety and nutrition activities and environments for children 0-8 years
  • Learn curriculum approaches and application in hands-on activities
  • Develop fundamental knowledge of child growth and development in cognitive, physical, and emotional growth in young children
  • Juniors only with two year program commitment
COURSE OVERVIEW: 2ND YEAR
(DOE COURSE: EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION II-5406)
  • Learn what it takes to be a childcare director and/ or owner
  • Prepare for CDA (Child Development Associate credential)
  • Develop a professional portfolio with evidence of competency of work with young children
  • Build a detailed analysis of human development from infancy through adulthood
  • Construct language and literacy skills for young children
  • Prerequisite: Early Childhood Education 1
    (DOE COURSE: EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION I-5412)
CAREER FOCUS
  • Students will be prepared for immediate employment in early childhood education and/or further education

Earn up to 23 college credits and early college certificate
Child Development Associate (CDA) certificate available
1st year costs = $70 + uniform
2nd year costs = $110 (CDA exam)

Early Childhood Education

COURSE OVERVIEW: 1ST YEAR
(DOE COURSE: EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION I-5412)
  • Create lesson plans for children 0-8 years using play-based approach
  • Build health, safety and nutrition activities and environments for children 0-8 years
  • Learn curriculum approaches and application in hands-on activities
  • Develop fundamental knowledge of child growth and development in cognitive, physical, and emotional growth in young children
  • Juniors only with two year program commitment
COURSE OVERVIEW: 2ND YEAR
(DOE COURSE: EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION II-5406)
  • Learn what it takes to be a childcare director and/ or owner
  • Prepare for CDA (Child Development Associate credential)
  • Develop a professional portfolio with evidence of competency of work with young children
  • Build a detailed analysis of human development from infancy through adulthood
  • Construct language and literacy skills for young children
  • Prerequisite: Early Childhood Education 1
    (DOE COURSE: EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION I-5412)
CAREER FOCUS
  • Students will be prepared for immediate employment in early childhood education and/or further education

Earn up to 23 college credits and early college certificate
Child Development Associate (CDA) certificate available
1st year costs = $70 + uniform
2nd year costs = $110 (CDA exam)