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Early Childhood Education

Instructor: Trisha Beasley, Email me! 317-259-5265 x43000

One or two year program, 3 hours per day (3 credits per semester)

Prerequisite(s):  Child Development class (recommended)

Related College or Technical School Majors:  Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Special Education, Nanny Certification, Child Life Specialist, Child Development Associate, CDA

Job Opportunities: Teacher’s Aide in a Child Care Center, Nanny, Camp Counselor, In-home Child Care

Certification(s) available: Pre-Pac, CDA (Child Development Associate)

Dual Credit: 12 credits from Ivy Tech (1st year – 9 hours, 2nd year – 3 hours)

Youth Organization: FCCLA

  • Work and receive high school credit while gaining experience for CDA credentialing
  • Students work in a childcare center or preschool within the community
  • Teacher recommendation is required for second year enrollment and participation in the coop program
  • Personal transportation strongly required to jobsite
  • Competitive placement
  • Grades, classroom performance, and attendance are reviewed before acceptance in the second year co-op program
  • Students will complete CDA portfolio to ECE II
  • Students will apply and take the CDA Test and complete the CDA verification visit.

Dual Credit Information

Course Number Course Name Credit Amount College
ECED 105 CDA Process 3 Credits Ivy Tech Community College

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May 12, 6:30pm - J-Fest, Concert in JEL Front Lawn
May 13 - TEC-TAC Competition
May 18 - Last Day for Sending Schools
May 24 - Last Day for NC students