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    Aug 14, 2018  
2014-2015 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE.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

Required Courses


Total Credit Hours: 11


Child Development


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Total Program Hours: 17


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