Lycoming Career and Technology Center’s
Early Childhood Education
Mrs. Kerri Kime, Instructor
The Early Childhood program at the Lycoming Career and Technology Center will offer an introductory course in the study of early childhood and early childhood education. This class will prepare students with the foundation for study in higher education or a career in the Early Childhood Education field. The course of study includes, but is not limited to: planning and guiding developmentally appropriate activities for young children; developmentally appropriate practices of guidance and discipline; application of basic health and safety principles when working with young children; overview of management and operation of licensed child care facilities; Pennsylvania state child care regulations and licensing requirements; and employability skills.
After the background knowledge has been set in Early Childhood, the students will then move to understanding of the education of this age group of children. Some of the topics will include….· The Classroom Environment
· Safety and Guidance
· Routines and Curriculum· Guiding Reading, Math, Science, Writing, and Reading Experiences.
Students will also discover the many careers in education with young children and what career would be best for them.….
· Early Childhood Education Teacher
· Elementary Teacher
· Special Education Teacher
· Teacher Assistant
· Assistant Group Supervisor
· Group Supervisor
· Day Care Director
· CDA Certification