EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

The Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Professional Certification Program (ECPC) prepares students for employment as early childhood educators, lead preschool teachers, child development specialists, directors/owners, and family day care home operators.

Included are the following major areas of training:

  • Child Growth & Development
  • Health
  • Safety
  • Nutrition
  • Behavior Guidance Techniques
  • Child Abuse & Neglect
  • Rules & Regulations Governing Child Care
  • Community & Environmental Issues
  • Lesson & Program Planning
  • Implementation of Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Children-Birth through Age Eight
  • Inclusion of Children with Special Needs
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Communication
  • Balancing Family
  • School & Work
  • Employability Skills
  • Labor Issues
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Management & Finance


Instructor: Caryn Coburn