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    Oct 21, 2018  
2013-14 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2013-14 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

Early Childhood Education School-Age Care Certificate (C55450)


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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.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  1. Apply developmental knowledge to create healthy, respectful, supportive, and challenging learning environments for all young children (including curriculum, interactions, teaching practices, and learning materials). NAEYC Standard 1
  2. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of diverse family and community characteristics by involving families and communities in many aspects of children’s development and learning. NAEYC Standard 2
  3. Explain the central goals, benefits, and uses of assessment; utilize observation and documentation and other appropriate assessment strategies, through partnerships with families and professional colleagues, to identify the strengths of families and children. NAEYC Standard 3

Major Courses


Required Subject Areas:


Child Development - Select one of the following:

Total Semester Hour Credits: 17


Note(s):


The courses taken in this certificate program 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.

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