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Infant and Toddler Care, CSC

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Length: 16 credits

Purpose: This program is an introduction to the early childhood education field, designed to provide entry-level competencies documented by Virginia’s Competencies for Early Childhood Professionals and NAEYC’s Standards for Initial Early Childhood Professional Preparation with a specific focus on children ages birth to three. This career studies certificate is an approved requirement for employment in Early Head Start classrooms. This program also satisfies the level 2 requirement for Virginia’s Quality Rating and Improvement System.

Program Learning Outcomes: The student will be able to:

  • design lesson plans to promote child development and learning;
  • identify ethical and professional guidelines when working in the early childhood fiel

*This program is only offered in the Fall semester.

Minimum Required for Career Studies Certificate: 16 Credits

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