Early Childhood Education is a unique two-year program that serves as an avenue for college-bound students who are planning on a career in the education of young children or enter professional careers that involve children, such as pediatrics, social work, counseling, etc.

     Program of Study:

    • Exploring career options in Early Childhood Education
    • Familiarization with Early Childhood Education programs
    • All area of child development - prenatal, infant, toddler, pre-schooler, kindergartener, school-age child
    • Positive guidance techniques
    • Classroom management
    • Storytelling methods and performance
    • Manuscript writing
    • Play/puppetry experiences

    This is a hands-on class, where students explore the field of teaching by interacting with young children in meaningful educational experiences.  Students will assemble a Pattern File, Activity File, create interactive Bulletin Boards, will participate in Service Learning activities, observe parents/caregivers/children, and will demonstrate cooperative skills when planning and carrying out various activities with peers and children.