Child Care - AM
Early Childhood Education - PM
National Association of Education of Young Children
First Aid & CPR Certified
873-0102, ext. 222
Students will learn to provide safe and appropriate care to children under the age of five. Students operate an on-site playgroup and preschool program. Through coursework ad assisting in a licensed and accredited preschool program, students will learn skills and knowledge for teacher aid and assistant positions in early education programs and for continued education in the education or health/human service fields.
The Developing Child
Readability Score: 12.58 Lexile Score: 900
Working with Young Children
Readability Score: 9th grade
Rules for the Licensing of Nursery Schools
Readability Score: 11th & 12th grade
Students must be at least 16 years of age.
Student must be emotionally stable and mature.
Student must be able to read and comply with Rules for the Licensing of Nursery Schools.
Student must be able to exercise good judgement while working with children.
Student must be a positive language model for children; communicating clearly, using proper English, and avoiding offensive, aggressive, or demeaning language.
Student must be able to read and follow written and oral directions without direct supervision.
Student must be free of any involvement in sexual or violent crimes or activity involving substance abuse.
Student Certification Available
Emergency First Aid & CPR, Certified Early Childhood Assistant
Dual Enrollment Credit Available
Northern Maine Community College: three credits ECE 101 - Healthy Learning Environment, three credits ECE 191 - Field Experience
Integrated Credit Available
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