Early Childhood Education - Parent Educator Certificate

West Burlington and Keokuk

Curriculum Sequence

Fall Semester Course Title Credit
ECE-103 INTRODUCTION TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 3
ECE-170 CHILD GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT 3
ECE-123 FAMILY, TEACHER, AND COMMUNITY INTERACTION 3
TOTAL 9

ECE-103 - INTRODUCTION TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course is an overview of early childhood programs and curricula, historical and present, and an examination of qualities and skills necessary for working with young children.

ECE-170 - CHILD GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course reviews typical and atypical development of children from conception to adolescence in all developmental domains. Students will examine interactions between child, family, and society within a variety of community and cultural contexts. The course will explore theories and evidence-based practices associated with understanding and supporting young children.

ECE-123 - FAMILY, TEACHER, AND COMMUNITY INTERACTION

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course will provide an introduction to the family systems and parenting in a changing society. Principles of child development with family relationships applied to group and individual work with parents will be covered. This course will assist providers in developing skills that will help them effectively relate to parents. Topics will include: communication techniques, children's fears, discipline, nutrition, diversity, children's play and discovery as learning opportunities, and school/community resources.

Beth Ash - Education Program Director & Adjunct Faculty, (319) 208-5000 ext. 5242

Email: bash@scciowa.edu
MA, University of Tulsa

Amy Drew - Instructor, (319) 208-5000 ext. 5135

Email: adrew@scciowa.edu
BA, Iowa Wesleyan
MA, Walden University

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