- Understand state and federal laws pertaining to the care and education of young children.
- Apply current research in Early Childhood Education and abide by the National Association for the Education of Young Children Code of Conduct.
- Demonstrate competencies compatible with current research and practice relating to the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) associate degree standards.
- Demonstrate proficiency in working with diverse populations of students, families, and community groups.
- Observe and evaluate children’s development and recognize developmental delays.
- Create developmentally appropriate experiences for children from birth through pre-K, including children with special needs.
- Develop staff and parental relationship skills and knowledge to be an effective director or leader in Early Childhood Education.
- Analyze challenging behavior and take appropriate actions.
- Child care instructor
- Home day care director
- Child care facility director/owner
- Corporate child care facility manager
Costs & Fees
Amber Bramlett | Assistant Professor of Education
Beebe Campus | England Center 109
Penny Cook | Instructor of Education
Beebe Campus | England Center 104
Emily Harris | Instructor of Education
Heber Campus | Academic Center 120
Teddy Davis | Dean of Arts & Humanities
Associate Professor of Political Science and Geography
Beebe Campus | Owen Center 135-C