This curriculum prepares individuals to work with children in elementary through middle grades in diverse learning environments. Students will combine learned theories with practice in actual settings with school-age children under the supervision of qualified teachers.
Course work includes child growth/development; computer technology in education; physical/nutritional needs of school-age children; care and guidance of school-age children; and communication skills with families and children. Students will foster the cognitive/language, physical/motor, social/emotional, and creative development of school-age populations.
Graduates are prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate programs in school-aged environments. Employment opportunities include school-age teachers in child care programs, before/after-school programs, paraprofessional positions in public/private schools, recreational centers, and other programs that work with school-age populations.
Associate Degree School-Age Education Associate (A55440)
Diploma School-Age Education (D55440)
Certificate Not Applicable
Early Childhood Education Faculty:
Belva DeMendoza Department Chair 910-678-8425 email@example.com
Linda Novak Instructor 910-678-0180 firstname.lastname@example.org
Shelly Oliver Instructor 910-678-9787 email@example.com
Rondell A. Bennett Instructor 910-678-9788 firstname.lastname@example.org
James Hinkle Instructor 910-678-9790 email@example.com
Kara Walker Instructor 910-678-9789 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ann Johnston Instructor 910-678-9793 email@example.com
To return to the Engineering, Public Service and Applied Technology home page please click here.