Teacher’s Aide in Early Childhood Education - Career Certificate

Curriculum Code: 939

Program Information
This program is designed to allow students to adjust their course selections to area preschool or local school system requirements. Students learn to relate effectively to others in an early childhood environment and to select language, art, math, science, and musical activities designed to stimulate creativity and growth in young learners. With this certificate, students have the basic competencies needed to begin employment as teacher aides in preschools, child care facilities or Abbott classrooms.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate Certificate programs provide specific career skills development as well as the opportunity to test an area of interest, or enhance a degree program. Students who complete a certificate program can continue to obtain a degree.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Discuss the role of a Teacher’s Aide in Early Childhood Development; •Describe the formal structures that relate to the early childhood environment in such areas as art, math, science and language.


Employment Opportunities:
Teacher Aide

Program Requirements (21)
Credits
ED
106
Principles of ECE
3
ED
203
Language Development
3
ED
212
Books & Storytelling in ECE
3
ED
209
Child Health, Safety & Nutrition
3
ED
204
Creative Learning Experiences or
ED
201
Math, Science, and Technology in ECE
3
ED
205
Preschool Classroom Mgt. or
ED
103
Infant/Toddler Curriculum & Development
3
Spanish Elective or
EN
101
English Composition I
3


Total Credits: (21)