Early Childhood Leadership - Main Campus
Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies
The Early Childhood Leadership program provides an opportunity for students to gain the educational credentials they need to become a Lead Teacher and/or Director in a Daycare or Preschool setting. In addition, it provides the credentials needed to become a Paraprofessional in an Early Childhood or Elementary Public School setting.
- Gain an understanding of young children’s characteristics and needs
- Learn about the importance of, influences, and ways to support early childhood development
- Develop an understanding of assessment and curriculum including children with disabilities; identify important teaching strategies and developmentally appropriate curriculum to creative a supportive and effective learning environment
- Be granted the opportunity to assess their readiness for this field through observations and classroom practice