Apr 20, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mastery in Early Childhood Education Certificate


Certificate | TCHR.MASTERY.CT
CIP Code: 19.0709
www.pgcc.edu/programs_and_courses/program_detail.aspx?programid=6442462446
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Program Description


This 26-credit certificate is designed for students who desire to enhance their credentials for working in a child care center as a lead teacher, senior staff, or assistant director. All courses transfer into the ECE A.A.S. degree and some courses are also applicable to the ECE A.A.T. degree program.

Graduates of the Mastery in Early Childhood Education Certificate will be able to:

  • Apply child development and learning theories when choosing developmentally appropriate practices and curriculum for specific and groups of children/students
  • Apply child development and learning theories when choosing developmentally appropriate practices and curriculum 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 necessary to communicate effectively with families and the community
  • Plan, implement, assess, and evaluate student learning outcomes and behavioral objectives for a variety of purposes
  • Apply multicultural principles and strategies to the planning, instruction, pedagogical, and assessment processes in a classroom
  • 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 - Mastery in Early Childhood 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.

Required Courses (in expected order)


Program Total: 26 Credits