Prerequisite: Grade of ā€œCā€ or better in Child Development
Grade Level: 10-12
Semesters: 2
Credits: 1

Students will be able to teach with a partner and as an individual to support student learning by providing activities and materials that preschoolers find engaging.  Students will also provide routines, classroom management, and structures in the preschool setting. Early Childhood Education will focus on age-appropriate curriculum of math, science, social studies, art, play, field trips and music.  Students will develop a case study and evaluate the kindergarten readiness of a specific preschool child through social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development. Students will gain the qualities needed for successful employment in any career working with young children.  Students may earn an ECE Credential as well as CPR certification pending successful completion of requirements.