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2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Proficiency in School Age Care/Management Certificate

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Program Description

This 20-credit certificate is designed for students who desire to have the academic credentials to manage and/or teach in before and after care for school age children. 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 School Age Care/Management 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 necessary to direct a large group child care facility
  • 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
  • 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 - Proficiency in School Age Care/Management 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

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