Department Chair

Office
Early Childhood Center, Room 206, 2201 Hull Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Office Hours Mon-Fri
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Email
Dr. Rondell Bennett

What to Expect:

Course Work

The School-Age Education 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:

  • Care and Guidance of School-Age Children
  • Child Growth and Development
  • Communication Skills with Families and Children
  • Computer Technology in Education
  • Physical/Nutritional Needs of School-Age Children

Students will foster the cognitive/language, physical/motor, social/emotional, and creative development of school-age populations.

Career Paths

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 and after-school programs, paraprofessional positions in public and private schools, recreational centers, and other programs that work with school-age populations.

Enroll Now!

At FTCC you can earn a degree, diploma, or certificate in School-Age Education. Contact an Admissions Counselor for assistance or Apply Now!

Associate Degree

School-Age Education (A55440)

Program Length: 5 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Algebra I, & Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Associate in Applied Science

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Diploma

School-Age Education Diploma (D55440)

Program Length: 5 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Algebra I, & Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Diploma

Certificate

Instructional Leader (C55440C1)

Program Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma & Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

Special Education (C55440C2)

Program Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma & Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

Education Technician Level 1 (C55440C3)

Program Length: 1 Semester
Prerequisite: High School Diploma & Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

Education Technician Level 2 (C55440C4)

Program Length: 1 Semester
Prerequisite: High School Diploma & Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate