early childhood

Early Childhood Education

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Welcome to the Early Childhood Department. 

The Early Childhood Education programs are considered open enrollment.  Students may enter the degree or certificate tracks at any given time.  Students who wish to enroll in the degree or certificate programs must process through the new student process.  Once complete students will be able to declare their major as Early Childhood Education AAS (degree), Early Childhood Education Certificate or the Special Education Certificate.  Students will then also be assigned to an advisor in the Early Childhood Education Department.

If you are interested in taking EDU 119 - Introduction to Early Childhood Education course often referred to as the Early Childhood Credentials course please apply to the college if you are not already a student and complete New Student Orientation.  Please contact the Early Childhood Education Department to register.  CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE. (This link hosts a file in Dropbox that will provide you step by step instructions).  
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If you are NEW to A-B Tech then WELCOME!  Be sure that you complete all the required admission processes that are a part of becoming a student.  Once that is complete you can declare your program of study in the Bailey building with Student Services.  

 

2017 Spring Semester Course Offerings

The following ONLINE classes will be offered:

 
  • EDU 119-LO1 Intro to Early Childhood Education
  • EDU 131-O1    Child, Family & Community
  • EDU 145-O1    Child Development II
  • EDU 146-LO1  Child Guidance
  • EDU 151-LO1    Creative Activities
  • EDU 234-O1    Infants, Toddlers & Twos
  • EDU 248-O1    Developmental Delays
  • EDU 251-O1    Exploration Activities

The following HYBRID classes will be offered:

  • EDU 119-LYD1 Intro to Early Childhood Education      
    • Meets Select Wednesdays in ELM 202B:
      • Jan 27, 2017              12:00-1:50 pm
      • Feb 3, 2017                12:00-1:50 pm
      • Feb 17, 2017              12:00-1:50 pm
      • Mar 16, 2017             12:00-1:50 pm
      • April 13, 2017            12:00-1:50 pm

 

  • EDU 119-LYN1 Intro to Early Childhood Education
    • Meets Select Wednesdays in ELM 202B:
      • Jan 25, 2017              6:00-8:00 pm
      • Feb 8, 2017               6:00-8:00 pm
      • Feb 22, 2017             6:00-8:00 pm
      • Mar 8, 2017               6:00-8:00 pm
      • Mar 15, 2017             6:00-8:00 pm
      • Apr 5, 2017                6:00-8:00 pm
      • Apr 19, 2017              6:00-8:00 pm
      • May 3, 2017               6:00-8:00 pm
  • EDU 153-LYD1 Health, Safety & Nutrition              
    • Meets Select Wednesdays in ELM 202B:
      • Jan 25, 2017              12:00-2:00 pm
      • Feb 8, 2017               12:00-2:00 pm
      • Feb 22, 2017             12:00-2:00 pm
      • Mar 8, 2017               12:00-2:00 pm
      • Mar 15, 2017             12:00-2:00 pm
      • Apr 5, 2017                12:00-2:00 pm
      • Apr 19, 2017              12:00-2:00 pm
      • May 3, 2017               12:00-2:00 pm
  • EDU 154-LYD1 Social Emotional Behavior Development             
    • Meets select Tuesdays in ELM 202B:
      • Jan 24, 2017              12:00-2:00 pm
      • Feb 7, 2017                12:00-2:00 pm
      • Feb 21, 2017              12:00-2:00 pm
      • Mar 14, 2017              12:00-2:00 pm
      • Mar 28, 2017              12:00-2:00 pm
      • Apr 18, 2017              12:00-2:00 pm
      • May 2, 2017               12:00-2:00 pm        

 

  • EDU 284-D1 Early Childhood Capstone Practicum
    • Students to be in department determined early care & education settings 9 hours per week on Tuesday & Thursday 8:00 am to 12:30 pm each week of the semester. Prior approval of the Department Chairperson to enroll.
    • The course seminar will meet on the following Tuesdays in ELM 202B:
      • Jan 17, 2017              2:00-3:00 pm
      • Jan 31, 2017              2:00-3:00 pm
      • Feb 14, 2017             2:00-3:00 pm
      • Feb 28, 2017             2:00-3:00 pm
      • Mar 14, 2017             2:00-3:00 pm
      • Mar 28, 2017             2:00-3:00 pm
      • Apr 4, 2017               2:00-3:00 pm
      • Apr 18, 2017             2:00-3:00 pm
      • May 2, 2017              2:00-3:00 pm

The following MINI-mester classes will be offered:

 

  • EDU 119-OM2             Intro to Early Childhood Education                 March 8 - May 9, 2017
  • EDU 144-OM1             Child Development I                                       January 9 – March 6, 2017
  • EDU 145-OM2             Child Development II                                      March 8 – May 9, 2017

Advising for Spring 2017 Semester is underway! 

 

Schedule your appointment for advising today!  Advising appointments can be made via the by visiting Transfer Advising Appointments.

 

Questions?

Contact Jennifer Bosworth
jenniferbosworth@abtech.edu

 

 

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