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Early Childhood Ed

What is 'Early Childhood Education? (ECED)'

The Early Childhood Educator program prepares the student for employment as a head teacher or director of childcare facilities. Learning opportunities center around curriculum planning, managing and teaching within a childcare facility. Skills essential to working with parents and children in a variety of settings and activities are stressed. - The individual who is considering going into the field of early childhood education should be aware that checks with the Adult and Child Abuse Registries are conducted before employment is offered. Such checks are also done on an individual enrolled in practicum courses. This practice is consistent with Nebraska State Statutes.

Accrediation

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THE EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAM IS ACCREDITED BY THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE EDUCATION OF YOUNG CHILDREN, WHICH MEANS IT WAS REQUIRED TO MEET HIGH STANDARDS IN THE PREPARATION OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION EMPLOYEES

Is It For You?

Do you enjoy working with young children?

Jobs and Salary Expectations

Average wage  http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes211093.htm

Program Faculty

Program Descriptions

  • The Early Childhood Educator-Assistant program provides training/learning opportunities for paraprofessionals that assist head teachers in carrying out various responsibilities. These responsibilities include planning and organizing activities and the care of young children. - The individual who is considering going into the field of early childhood education should be aware that checks with the Adult and Child Abuse Registries are conducted before employment is offered. Such checks are also done on an individual enrolled in practicum courses. This practice is consistent with Nebraska State Statutes.

  • Students who wish to study specific early childhood education content and demonstrates specific skills, can earn this diploma by completing the following courses.

  • Students who wish to study specific early childhood education content and demonstrate specific skills, can earn this diploma by completing the following courses. Additionally, the Spanish courses will provide an introductory background of Spanish usage in the early childhood classroom.

  • Students who wish to study specific early childhood education content and demonstrate specific skills, can earn this diploma by completing the following courses. Additionally, the sign language courses will give the student a basic background of the usage of sign language in the early childhood classroom.

Degree Requirements

Course Descriptions

Please check the catalog for course descriptions

Credit Classes and Registration

ECED Practicum Information

 
 
 
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