Earn a Certificate in Early Childhood Education

 Early Childhood Development Do you know what it means to be a practicing early childhood professional today? Earn a Certificate in Early Childhood Education What is it? Additional Courses A series of five 3-­‐unit professional development courses specifically designed for the needs of Preschool, Transitional Kindergarten, and Kindergarten classroom teachers. Participants may choose three elective courses, which offer a focus on content, classroom teaching strategies, and application of the standards and foundations presented in the two core courses listed previously. Courses are currently being developed to offer a wide variety of topics in the area of Early Childhood Education. View more at fresno.leadpages.net/ece What are the core courses? Let’s Get In Touch It is recommended that all teachers complete the first two courses in the series as they serve as foundational studies for the remaining course choices. Additional ECE units are available. Select from over 30 units of Early Childhood Education focused courses. (Courses are graduate-­‐level professional development courses, not intended for degree purposes.) CAROL GOSSETT Director/Faculty, Early Childhood Development School of Education 559.453.7101 office | 559.355.8988 cell 559.299.3366 Fax | [email protected] JENNIFER OWENS Director, Independent Studies Center for Professional Development 559.453.2292 office | 559.453.2006 fax [email protected] Discounts offered to districts enrolling a cohort of teachers in the same courses at the same time.
Course 1: Early Childhood Education: Guiding Documents ECE 900 Course 2: Observation and Assessment of Young Children ECE 901 fresno.leadpages.net/ece (Funding available through Local Planning Councils throughout CA to help pay for tuition.)