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    Prince George's Community College
  Jan 23, 2018
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Proficiency in Infant/Toddler Development Certificate

Certificate | TCHR.INFANT.TOD.CT
Visit Marlboro Hall, Room 2011 or call 301-546-5250 for your faculty advisor

Program Description

This 20-credit certificate is designed for students who desire to have additional proficiency in the area of infant and toddler care and curriculum. All courses transfer into the ECE A.A.S. degree program and some courses are also transferable to the A.A.T. in ECE degree program.

Graduates of the Proficiency in Infant/Toddler Development Certificate will be able to:

  • Apply child development and learning theories when choosing developmentally appropriate practices for specific groups of children
  • Write effective and developmentally appropriate lesson plans
  • Differentiate lessons and activities for a variety of purposes and groups of children
  • Demonstrate the skills needed to be an effective part of an educational team
  • Demonstrate the skills needed to communicate effectively with families and the community
  • Plan, implement, assess, and evaluate student learning outcomes and behavioral objectives in a variety of instructional settings
  • Identify the components of a nutritional diet for infants and toddlers and its relationship to the cognitive and physical development of infants and toddlers
  • Demonstrate the dispositions and behaviors consistent with professional practice and ethical standards as outlined in NAEYC, InTASC, and other current professional standards

Note: All TED courses must be passed with a grade of C or higher.

Sequence of Study - Proficiency in Infant/Toddler Development Certificate

Below are the required courses for your program arranged in a suggested sequence. Please note that the sequence does not include developmental coursework. See Academic Preparation  for the developmental course sequence if applicable to you.

Program Total: 20 Credits