EARLY CHILDHOOD & EDUCATION


SPECIAL CLASS FEATURES

  

  • Hands-on Training in Career Center Preschool
  • Job Shadowing & Mentorships
  • Participate in SkillsUSA - a National Student Organization
  • Opportunity to Earn College Credits
  • Ethics and Legal Issues
  • Theories of Piaget and Montessori
  • Lesson Planning
  • Licensing Processes
  • Professional Guest Speakers
  • Field Trips
  • Collaboration with a Variety of Career Center Programs
  • Collaboration with Community Childcare Agencies and local elementary and middle schools  

  

EMPLOYMENT SKILLS FOR THE FUTURE

 

  • Communication Skills
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Earn Hours Toward the Child Development Associate Certificate
  • Problem Solving
  • Use of Technology
  • Higher Order Thinking
  • Employability Skills
  • Collaboration

Contact Instructor
        Kathy Dardas

 

 

 

 

PROGRAM PROFILE

This program is intended for students who are interested in careers related to early childhood and/or K-8 education.  Students explore a variety of career opportunities by participating in a variety of work experiences in elementary, middle school, preschool, special education, day care centers, and in the Career Center operated preschool.

Students also have the opportunity to participate in several workshops, conferences, field trips and other related volunteer activities in the community.  

COURSE CONTENT

 

  • CPR Training
  • First Aid Training
  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens
  • Safety Training
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Training
  • Fire Safety Training
  • Great Expectations
  • Lesson In A Box
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Develop CDA Resource File
  • Licensing Process
  • File of Ideas

RESOURCES


Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children  

Great Expectations  

Early Childhood Education Made Easy  

Lesson Plans

National SkillsUSA

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