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  Feb 23, 2018
2017-2018 Catalog

Early Childhood School Age Certificate

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The Early Childhood School Age certificate enables the student to receive a state credential. Upon successful completion of EDU 235  and EDU 145 , the student receives the NC Child Care School Age Credential. Additionally, all courses with EDU prefixes are used to evaluate the educational level of each child care provider by the NC Division of Child Development and Early Education. Earning this ECE certificate will enable the student to be rated at five out of seven education points by the NC Star Rated License program and makes the student more employable.

Program Outcomes:

Upon successful the Early Childhood Education School Age certificate, graduate should be able to:

  • Promote child development and learning
  • Use developmentally effective approaches to connect with children and families
  • Use content knowledge to build meaningful curriculum
  • Become a professional by practicing professionalism and ethical conduct

Total Credits: 6

Spring Semester I

Total Credits: 3

Total Credits: 8

Total credit hours required for certificate: 17

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