Child Development Education (271)
Associate in Applied Science Degree
The Child Development Education program is designed to prepare students for careers as a group supervisor or aide in day care settings, a head teacher in pre-school, and a paraprofessional or teacher assistant in public schools. The program provides students with courses in the development of young children and a fourth semester field experience.
The student/graduate will be able to:
Create a portfolio that includes artifacts supporting Pennsylvania Early Learning Standards.
Identify specific professional characteristics associated with employment as a teacher.
Evaluate the role of individual growth and development as it relates to learning outcomes.