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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. 

Students will:

  • 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