Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
LO 1 Child Development and Learning in Context
Describe the theories and principles of child development and learning and apply the theories and principles to their classroom teaching in multiple cultural and societal contexts.
LO 2 Family-Teacher Partnerships and Community Connections
Demonstrate knowledge of supporting and empowering diverse families and communities through respectful, reciprocal relationships.
LO 3 Child Observations, Documentation and Assessment
Use systematic observations, documentation, and other effective assessment strategies in a responsible way to positively influence children’s learning and development.
LO 4 Developmentally, Culturally, and Linguistic Appropriate Teaching Practices
Identify and practice strategies for working and advocating for families of culturally and linguistically diverse students and students with disabilities in order to facilitate a child’s educational program.
LO 5 Understanding Content and Developmental Approaches
Demonstrate an understanding of content areas, including literacy, and apply developmentally appropriate approaches to enhance children’s learning and development.
LO 6 Professionalism as an Early Childhood Educator
Identify and conduct themselves as early childhood professionals who model self-care and use ethical guidelines and National Association for the Education of Young Children standards related to early childhood practice, and who are advocates for sound educational practices and policies.
This program aligns with all the college’s core competencies.