Early Childhood Education - Infant and Toddler
Short Term Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code #5158
The Infant and Toddler Short Term Technical Certificate has been designed to meet the needs of those persons who are interested in working with children ages six weeks to three. These courses were designed to provide basic information relative to developmental characteristics, curriculum organization, classroom programming, observation and record keeping. These courses can be applied towards the Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.
||Infant and Toddler Development **
||Introduction to Early Childhood Education
||Health, Safety and Nutrition for ECE *
||College 101 ^
||Families, Schools and Communities
||Infant and Toddler Practicum >
||Individuals with Exceptionalities
||First Aid and Safety
Total Semester Credit Hours 19
All of these matriculate into the associate of arts degree in early childhood education.
- > Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.
- Students must do the following to be eligible for the ECE Certificate of Completion:
a) Compass Test;
b) An Intake Interview with the Coordinator of the ECE Program;
c) Maintain an overall GPA of 2.5; provide documentation of two years of teaching experience.
The Intake Interview consists of the following:
a) GED or High School Diploma;
b) Completed physical with Mantoux TB Test;
c) Letter of residency stating you have been a resident of Ohio for the past five years;
d) Three letters of reference;
e) Signed Conviction Statement and completed BCI fingerprinting card;
f) Confidentiality and Liability Statement.
- * This course has a prerequisite and can be taken concurrently with ECED 111.
- ** This course has a prerequisite and can be taken concurrently with ECED 11 with divisional approval.
- Fifty percent of coursework must be completed at LCCC to receive this certificate.
- ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.
Established September 2008
Revised March 2013
Effective August 2013
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