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Course Description

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Education-Early Childhood Education - ECE 280

Emerging Educator

1 Credit Hours
1 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course is the final requirement in the Early Childhood Education and Special Needs Para Educator AAS Degree programs. Students will demonstrate competencies in their designated programs of study by creating a portfolio. Students need to contact the Early Childhood and Special Education department to confirm their eligibility to take this course prior to registration.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • Consent of department.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Illustrate skills and knowledge of the core competencies for educators based upon current professional standards.
  • Defend a child behavior management plan that is developmentally appropriate and respectful of the child.
  • Create a philosophy statement regarding your role as an educator.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills (written, oral and body language) necessary for educators through the interview process, portfolio presentation and work samples.
  • Defend the Child Protection Law and Mandated Reporting of Suspected Abuse and Neglect.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2022; EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 03/14/2022

 280110380Emerging EducatorMC1Malafouris E0/12/1Closed$12.00R  06:00 PM-08:07 PM LA240

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday