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Early Childhood Education I/II

Instructor:  Mrs. Tameka Mendez (tmendez@acsc.net)
 
 
Prerequisite:
Early Childhood Education I:  None
Early Childhood Education II
 
Course Description:

Early Childhood Education I generally prepares students for occupations in child care to be integrated with related knowledge and skills pertinent to child growth and development, parent-child relationships, learning experiences for children, nutrition, problems associated with child abuse and neglect, aspects and policies of child care services, and relationship skills for interacting with clientele.  Laboratory classroom and job shadowing allow hands-on experience with preschool children.  Dual credit is offered with acceptable level placement scores. (3 credits per semester, 2 semester course)

 

Early Childhood Education II - Second year is a continuation of Early Childhood Education I. Dual credit is offered with acceptable level placement scores. (3 credits per semester, 2 semester course)

 
Certifications Available:
Early Childhood Education I: Early Childhood Education Certification (Pre-PAC)
Early Childhood Education II:  Child Development Associate (CDA)
 
Dual Credit:
Early Childhood Education I: Ivy Tech Dual Credit Equivalent:  ECED 100 Intro to Early Childhood Education, ECED 101 Health, Safety & Nutrition, and ECED 103 Curriculum in Early Childhood Classroom
Early Childhood Education II:  Ivy Tech Dual Credit Equivalent:  ECED 105 CDA Process
 
Job Opportunities:
  • Pre School Teacher
  • Day Care Worker
  • Day Care Owner
  • School Office Personnel