Early Childhood Education


2016-17 Career and Technical Education Instructional Program Information

Program Name: Early Childhood Education

Program CIP Code:  13.1210.00

 

Description: The Early Childhood Education program is designed to prepare students for employment in early childhood settings. The program includes instruction in child growth and development, child health, nutrition, safety, planning and supervision of developmentally appropriate practices and learning activities. Child guidance, family relationships, parenting and applicable legal and administrative requirements are addressed, as well. Preparation for the development and management of effective early childhood programs and facilities is included. In addition to technical skills, students completing this program will also develop advanced critical thinking, applied academic, career development, life and employability skills, business, economic and leadership skills required for entry into Early Childhood Education occupations. The program utilizes a delivery system made up of four integral parts:  formal/technical instruction, experiential learning, supervised occupational experience and the Career and Technical Student Organizations, FCCLA and/or EdRising.

 

GPS Comprehensive High School Sites Offering the Instructional Program:

Campo Verde HS

Desert Ridge HS

Gilbert HS

Highland HS

Mesquite HS

Yes

Yes

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Yes

 

Program Technical Standards and Measurement Criteria:

http://www.azed.gov/career-technical-education/tech-standards/#EarlyChildhoodEducation

 

 

 

Program Information:

Career and Technical Student

Organization Affiliation

Carnegie Units Required

(Number of Credits to Complete Program)

Non-Traditional Designation

(Gender comprise less than 25% of the individuals employed in the workforce.)

FCCLA or EdRising

2

Male

 

Course Offerings:

Sequence of Instruction

Course Code (CIP)

Gilbert Schools Course Title

1

13.1210.10

LM110 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION I – CHILD DEVELOPMENT & LM111 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION II – INTRO TO TOYBOX

2

13.1210.20

LM300/301 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION III – TOYBOX/TOYBOX LAB

TOYBOX Class and TOYBOX LAB are to be taken concurrently

2

13.1210.20

LM303 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION III – TOYBOX (DRHS Only)

3

13.1210.21

LM302 TOYBOX II (MHS Only)

 

 

 

 

Student Industry Certification(s):

Certification Title

Link to Certification Information

Child Development Associate Credential (CDA)

 

http://www.azheadstart.org/pdfs/Credential_Info.pdf

 

Teacher Certification(s) Requirements:

Certification Title

Link to Certification Information

Career and Technical Education Family & Consumer Sciences

http://www.azed.gov/educator-certification/certificate-requirement/career-and-technical-education/

 

 

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