C.C. Early Childhood Education Infant/Toddler Specialization

Early Childhood Education Infant/Toddler Specialization Technical Certificate
Type: Tech Cert
Major Code : ECEIT-CC
CIP: 0419070907
Educational Plan: ECEIT-CC

Program Description

This 12-credit-hour certificate recognizes the completion of a series of courses needed by early childhood teachers who wish to complete the college-credit requirements for a staff credential to work in group care settings with children under the age of five. This certificate is upward compatible with the A.S. degree, Early Childhood Education.

Available Courses
Required Courses
12
This course examines child development from conception to age eight by considering the complex interaction between heredity and environmental factors. Children's physical, social, emotional and cognitive development are discussed as well as the implications for developmentally appropriate practice. It includes the theories of Erikson, Piaget and Vygotsky. Students will be required to participate in field experience assignments in a child care setting for up to 10 hours.
This course will serve as a vehicle to deepen student knowledge of infant/toddler development by becoming familiar with play-based curriculum designed to provide caregivers with explicit ideas for creating loving, playful and stimulating experiences for young children from birth through age three. Students will be required to participate in field experience assignments in an infant toddler setting for up to 10 hours.
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the nutrition, health and safety needs of young children. It is designed to give future and current teachers practical and easy-to-understand information that will prepare them to serve diverse young children and their families in the preschool or early elementary school setting.
This course provides child guidance and group management techniques to foster the development of self-esteem, self-control and social skills in young children. Positive reinforcement and problem resolution will be emphasized when discussing child play problems. Students will be required to participate in field experience assignments in an early childhood setting.
Total Credits:
12

Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.

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Contact

Early Childhood Education
407.708.2413
Fax: 407.708.2350
Office: J-011, Sanford/Lake Mary Campus