Early Childhood Education training courses and schools
programs, certificates, diplomas and degrees

Total 323 training course(s)/program(s) at schools in United States.



Mercy College Manhattan Campus

Training Center/Campus: New York City, New York, United States
Phone No.: 1-877-MERCY-GO

Early Childhood Education

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar  V

Early childhood is a critical period in human development. Influencing a young child’s growth, development and learning during this stage has lifelong implications. Early childhood professionals can find their work deeply fulfilling as they witness children say their first words, paint their first pictures or learn to write their names.

At Mercy College, the 39-credit Master of Science in Early Childhood Education, Birth-Grade 2, prepares teacher candidates and early childhood professionals for New York State certification. Coursework, field experiences and clinical practice, such as student teaching, help candidates for a career in early childhood education.

Early Childhood Education candidates can pursue multiple certificates:
Early Childhood, Birth to Grade 2
Early Childhood, Birth to Grade 2 and Childhood Education, Grades 1-6, Dual Certification
Early Childhood, Birth to Grade 2 and Childhood Education, Grades 1-6, with Students with... [Read More]


Pace University

Training Center/Campus: New York City, New York, United States
Phone No.: 866-722-3338

Childhood Education (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Teachers in the earliest grades provide the solid foundation for lifelong learning—how will you make a difference in the life of a child? A Master of Science for Teachers (MST) in Childhood Education from the Pace University School of Education will give you the specific skills and credentials necessary to be an effective teacher for grades 1? and it can be completed in as few as 18 months.

The School of Education’s MST graduate degree programs are the choice for professionals and college graduates who want to become teachers, but do not hold an undergraduate degree in education. You can build on your knowledge and experience to develop the skills to become a professional and effective teacher who can help every child become a successful and lifelong learner. Our fast and flexible programming includes convenient evening courses on both our Westchester and New York City campuses.


CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College

Training Center/Campus: New York City, New York, United States
Phone No.: 212-220-8000

Child Care/Early Childhood Education

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Child Care/Early Childhood Education Program provides a core of Liberal Arts courses as well as specialized courses in child care and early childhood education. The program offers two career areas of study: Infant Toddler and Pre-School/Early Elementary.

Students will find many career choices in the Child Care curriculum. These include working directly with children in early childhood education settings such as child care centers, Head Start programs, pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and first and second grade classrooms. Upon satisfactory completion of program requirements, the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree is awarded. Students are advised to visit the department to discuss their plans for transferring to a four-year college before choosing their courses.

Evening/Weekend Child Care/Early Childhood Education

In addition, BMCC offers an Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Child Care/ Early Childhood Education with a focus on Preschoo... [Read More]

Childhood Education

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Childhood Education Program offers a liberal arts degree that prepares students to continue in a teacher education program at a senior college in order to become certified in Childhood Education (first through sixth grades). The program is designed for a seamless transfer to the teacher education program at City College. After meeting BMCC/CCNY requirements (minimum of 2.5 GPA, completion of all courses in the curriculum with grades of C or above, an interview with City College School of Education faculty, and a passing score on the LAST or City College SEAT), students in this jointly registered program are accepted at the School of Education at City College where they can complete the Bachelors of Science in Education and apply for initial teaching certification for first through sixth grades. In addition to meeting general education requirements for education majors at the four year college level, the Childhood Education program offers transferable courses in education.... [Read More]


Hunter College

Training Center/Campus: New York City, New York, United States
Phone No.: 212.772.4000

Early Childhood Education (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This program leads to NYS certification in Early Childhood Education. It is recognized by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and prepares candidates for teaching in a variety of educational settings within the birth to grade 2 levels. This program is not designed for those who already have NYS certification in Early Childhood Education.


Loyola Marymount University

Training Center/Campus: Los Angeles, California, United States
Phone No.: 310.338.2700

Early Childhood Education (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

LMU offers a two-year, 32-unit program leading to an MA in Early Childhood Education. Focusing on the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical aspects of the child&,#146,s development, the program integrates theory and research with practice and policy. Upon completing the program, you will be prepared to enter careers in early childhood education, program administration, policy and advocacy, and college instruction.


St. Augustine College

Training Center/Campus: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Phone No.: 773-878-8756

Early Childhood Education

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree program in Early Childhood Education provides early childhood education theory and practice for students who intend to work as a teacher or teacher assistant in a public or private pre-school program, child-care center, home-based providers or nursery school. Graduates can also work as teacher aides or activities supervisors.

Graduates of this program will:






Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental principles of early childhood development.
Understand that successful early childhood education depends upon partnerships with children’s families and communities.
Learn to observe, document, and assess young children and families.
Understand, and use developmentally appropriate approaches, instructional strategies, and tools.
Be prepared for an entry-level professional early child-care teacher or provider.


Morton College

Training Center/Campus: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Phone No.: (708) 656-8000

Early Childhood Education (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V


The Associate in Applied Science in Early Childhood Education Degree provides the early childhood education professional with knowledge to care for children in child care centers, home child care, etc.

The Early Childhood Education Program Paraprofessional Educator Career Certificate prepares students for entry-level positions as paraprofessional educators (teacher assistants) and can lead to the Associate in Applied Science degree in Paraprofessional Education.

The Early Childhood Education Program Early Childhood Education Career Certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in child care programs and meets the minimal educational requirements established by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services for an early childhood teacher who has obtained one year’s experience in a licensed center.

The Early Childhood Education Program Early Childhood Assistant Career Certificate provides early childhood caregivers with ... [Read More]


Lewis University

Training Centers/Campuses: Albuquerque, Chicago, Oak Brook, Romeoville, , United States
Phone No.: (800) 897-9000

Early Childhood Special Education (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Through Lewis University&,#146,s Early Childhood Special Education program, you will explore:
•Content-specific competencies applicable to the unique development needs of this age population
•Thorough understanding of cultural diversity and individual learning differences
•How to communicate and build relationships with the families of young learners
•How to utilize observation, documentation and assessment to evaluate children&,#146,s learning and development
•Deep theoretical understanding and practical application of developmentally appropriate learning techniques


Erikson Institute

Training Center/Campus: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Phone No.: (312) 755-2250

Early Childhood Education with Bilingual/ESL Specialization (Master Degree)

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar  V

Erikson’s specialization in bilingual/English as a second language (ESL) education responds to the urgent need for more early childhood teachers who can effectively meet the special needs of new language learners in a culturally, linguistically, and developmentally appropriate manner.

Bilingual/ESL endorsement

For teachers with a valid Illinois Type 03 or Type 04 certificate, the program will also fulfill the Illinois State Board of Education requirements for adding the bilingual and/or ESL endorsement.

Bilingual approval typically allows an early childhood teacher to instruct young children in their native language and English. ESL approval typically prepares monolingual early childhood teachers to effectively instruct new language learners in English.

Requirements

To earn the M.S. in Early Childhood Education with a Specialization in Bilingual/English as a Second Language, you complete the online early childhood educati... [Read More]

Early Childhood Education (Master Degree)

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar  V

Designed especially for early childhood educators with at least three years of post-baccalaureate experience, Erikson’s online master of science degree in early childhood education helps you do what you love to do, and do it better.

Reach your potential as an educator without having to put your life inside the classroom on hold. This 28-month program gives you a deeper understanding of how children grow and learn and of the role their families, communities, and culture play in their development and success.

It’s a structured cohort program, so you’ll have peers to collaborate with and learn from. And it’s online, so you can work at home, in the office, in the early morning, or late at night ?wherever and whenever you want.

Course Work

Core child development courses

The core, a carefully sequenced set of six courses, lays the interdisciplinary foundation that sets Erikson graduates apart, whatever their field of practice.... [Read More]


Kendall College

Training Center/Campus: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Phone No.: 1.888.905.3632

Early Childhood Education

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

At Kendall, we understand that it can be difficult to balance your family, a job and school all at the same time - that is why we have developed an even more convenient pathway for you to earn your degree while still maintaining the other important aspects of your life.

Kendall&,#146,s new non-licensure Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education degree track now provides you with:
•Far less required field work hours than that of our current non-licensure track, making it much more convenient for the working adult, like you, to balance school, family and a job.
•A flexible online learning format that works with your schedule
•Relevant and industry-specific concentrations of study that allow you to specialize in your topic of interest ◦Childhood Nutrition
◦English as a Second Language
◦Grant Management
◦Infants and Toddlers
◦Small Business Management
◦Special Education

•New core courses that are more relevant ... [Read More]


Columbia College Chicago

Training Center/Campus: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Phone No.: (312) 369-1000

Early Childhood Education

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Early Childhood Education program at Columbia College Chicago provides students with the opportunity to complete both their Bachelor of Arts and a professional credential. Students who successfully complete the program earn an IL Type 04 Certificate, which enables them to teach children, birth through the third grade.

The program is unique in its emphasis on the arts for early childhood educators. Students complete at least 18 credit hours of work in a focused course of study in the visual arts, performing arts, or a defined area of language and culture. The arts are also integrated into all Early Childhood courses by the instructors and by Columbia artists who serve as consultants and guest lecturers. The program honors multiple routes to understanding in its own students and employs teaching strategies that parallel those that its graduates are prepared to use in their own work with children. Significant emphasis is placed on the Reggio Emilia Approach.


Roosevelt University

Training Center/Campus: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Phone No.: (312) 341-3500

Early Childhood Education (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Early Childhood Education program prepares individuals to work with children from birth through grade three. The goal of the program is to develop reflective, problem-solving and decision-making professionals. The College of Education also prepares early childhood educators to be strong mentors for today’s youth, to promote the joy of learning, to make a difference in children’s lives, and to participate in the restructuring of education in the 21st century.

This program of study leads to the Illinois Professional Educator License and the Early Childhood Endorsement (birth-grade two). With one additional course, teacher candidates may also earn the Early Childhood Special Education Approval. Teacher candidates are also urged to complete the coursework for the Bilingual/ESL endorsement, which is required for Early Childhood teachers working in settings with English language learners.


DePaul University

Training Center/Campus: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Phone No.: (312) 362-8000

Early Childhood Education (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Early childhood educators create safe, nurturing and stimulating play environments where children learn and grow. They are leaders who find creative ways to improve educational opportunities for all young children and act as advocates for them and their families. Early childhood educators have a lasting impact on a child&,#146,s development and their outlook toward education.

The two-year Early Childhood Education master&,#146,s degree program offers college graduates in fields outside of education the opportunity to become teaching professionals. It is designed for those who are eager to take on the challenge of nurturing diverse, confident, responsible, successful lifelong learners.

Early childhood educators teach in urban and suburban preschools, public and private elementary schools (grades K-3), child development centers, daycare centers and Head Start programs. They also work as educational consultants and home daycare providers.

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University of Houston

Training Center/Campus: Houston, Texas, United States
Phone No.: 713-743-2255

Early Childhood Education (Master Degree)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The Master’s Program in Curriculum &, Instruction - Early Childhood Education guides students to extend their pursuit of excellence as teachers of young children (Pre-Kindergarten-3rd grade). They are prepared to assume roles as professionals with exceptional teaching skills and aspirations. The program ultimately prepares graduates for leadership in the improvement of education in metropolitan settings which is a central focus of the program.

The program provides the best possible preparation for careers as Early Childhood teachers and leaders in schools and child-related agencies such as hospitals, industry, mental health agencies, and associated fields.

It will typically take 2 to 3 years to complete the degree if students are enrolled full-time (9 hours per semester).

Through Curriculum &, Instruction - Early Childhood program coursework, specialized electives, and a Comprehensive Exam or Master’s Thesis graduates will obtain the f... [Read More]


Chestnut Hill College

Training Center/Campus: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Phone No.: 215-248-7193

Early Childhood Education

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Students majoring in Early Education (PreK-4) will complete courses within the Division of Teacher Education and Leadership, including student teaching and the student teaching seminar in addition to meeting all Core Requirements. Students also qualify for a Minor in Special Education, and an academic advisor will assist with this aspect of course planning.

Major in Early Education (PreK-4) - 89 credits
Courses are 3 credits unless indicated.

Required in the Major:

EDP4-201: Development/Early Years

EDP4-202: Educational Psychology/Early Years (WOK: Behavioral)

EDP4-203: ECE Foundations

EDP4-204: ECE Methods

EDP4-207: Early Literacy

EDP4-210: Reading with Trade Books

EDP4-301: Health and Safety Methods

EDP4-311: K-4 Writing Methods

EDP4-314: Creative Arts Methods

EDP4-315: Math Methods and Assessment

EDP4-316: Social... [Read More]


Community College of Philadelphia

Training Center/Campus: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Phone No.: 215-751-8000

Early Childhood Education

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

This course provides an introduction to the history, theories and philosophies affecting early childhood education in the 21st century. Curriculum models and inclusionary practices infancy through fourth grade are investigated. The importance of social, economic and cultural diversity is explored for its implications on learning and teaching. Current trends and the future of early childhood education are discussed. Ethical and professional responsibilities of educators are addressed.


Temple University Center City

Training Center/Campus: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Phone No.: 215.204.TUCC (8822)

Elementary Education (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

The skills that students learn in the early childhood period are absolutely critical for their later success in elementary school. Participants in our Early Childhood Education program will acquire the knowledge and skills they need to help young children excel in a variety of pre-school and elementary education settings. To this end, the Early Childhood Education program at Temple offers:
?Coursework on the cognitive, social and emotional development of children in the age range of 3 to 9 (prekindergarten to 4th grade), Teachers can be most effective when they really understand the minds of young children ?what they can understand, how they learn, and what motivates them.
?Coursework on language and literacy, courses cover state-of-the-art research on how spoken language in the early years serves as a foundation for learning reading skills and how reading fluency develops and is promoted by effective, evidence-based teaching strategies.
?Coursework on stud... [Read More]


East Valley Institute of Technology

Training Center/Campus: Mesa, Arizona, United States
Phone No.: 480-461-4000

Early Childhood Education

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment  V

Early Childhood Education is for students who want to work with children. Gain hands-on experience in an on-site lab school while learning how to interact with young children and facilitate developmentally-appropriate activities.

First-year students focus on the early childhood philosophy, career opportunities and current issues in health, nutrition and special education. They also gain experience with classroom management and discipline techniques. During the second year, students select an internship program and research professional opportunities.

This self-paced, performance-based program allows for advancement that meets individual academic needs.

Length: 4 semesters

Recommended: No criminal record, (1) English and (1) Pre-Algebra credit with minimum grade of C

Dual Enrollment: Health/Nutrition Early Childhood, Safe/Early Child Setting, Child Care: A Multifaceted Career, Child Development, Observing Y... [Read More]

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