This curriculum prepares individuals to work with school-age children in diverse learning environments. The curriculum is specifically designed for students planning to work in public or private school-age care environments.
The courses taken in this certificate may be applied toward the Diploma and the Associate in Applied Science degree in Early Childhood Education. See the diploma and associate degree listings for specific requirements.
Program Learning Outcomes:
Standard 1: Promoting Child Development and Learning
1a. Knowing and understanding young children’s characteristics and needs.
1b. Knowing and understanding the multiple influences on development and learning.
Standard 2: Building Family and Community Relationships
2a. Knowing about and understanding diverse family and community characteristics.
2b. Supporting and empowering families and communities through respectful, reciprocal relationships.
2c. Involving families and communities in their children’s development and learning.