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Early Childhood Education and Education

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Early Childhood Education

Education Department

The mission of the Early Childhood Education is to prepare professionals through study and
practical experience to enhance the lives and education of children and families, and
to promote change in early childhood education emphasizing a focus on respect for diversity,
community, and advocacy for the industry. 

Program Learning Outcome 1:
The student will advocate appropriately for children and families by developing an advocacy project.  

Program Learning Outcome 2:
The student will be able to identify and analyze appropriate developmental and learning skills in young children including age-appropriate skills, materials, and interactions.  

Program Learning Outcome 3:
The student will appropriately observe, document, and assess behavior and development in young children.  

Program Learning Outcome 4:
The student will be able to evaluate and uphold ethical standards and other professional guidelines. 

General Information Lab Information for Courses

Faculty & Staff Contact Info

TECA 1354 and EDUC 1300 do not require labs

NAEYC Accreditation Data

All of our other Early Childhood Education & Education courses require a 16 hour lab experience.  You can find the information on labs for the following in your Canvas course:  
EDUC 1301 and 2301
CDEC 1359, CDEC 2304, and TECA 1303

All other courses:
CDEC 1270, 1313, CDEC 1317, 1319, 1321
CDEC 2307, CDEC 2326, CDEC 1321, 1323
CDEC 2166, 2322, 2324, CDEC 2328, CDEC 2336
CDEC 1358, CDEC 2340, TECA 1311, TECA 1318