After completion of the Introductory Early Childhood Education certificate or equivalent, students may begin work on this second rung in the Early Childhood Education career ladder. This certificate, together with nine months additional experience in the field, prepares people to pursue lead teacher qualification through the Office for Child Care Services. The required ECE courses will be offered in the evening, in rotation. Program Advisor: Flavia Mastellone, ext. 4626.
To earn a certificate in this program, a student must complete all program credits and the additional requirements shown below.
ECE 122 Special Needs in Early Childhood Ed. 3
ECE 223 Practicum in Early Childhood 3
ECE 224 Seminar in Early Childhood Education 1
ECE Early Childhood Electives (1) 6
SOC 105 Introductory Sociology OR
SOC 136 Sociology of Marriage and the Family 3