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Early Childhood Education (M.Ed.)

Recognizing that subject matter knowledge is a necessary, but insufficient requisite for educator preparation, the Endicott College Program of Study for Early Childhood Education: Teacher of Students With and Without Disabilities (PreK-2) Initial Licensure provides for a deep grounding in early childhood studies.

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Program Overview

Recognizing that subject matter knowledge is a necessary, but insufficient requisite for educator preparation, the Endicott College Program of Study for Early Childhood Education: Teacher of Students With and Without Disabilities (PreK-2) Initial Licensure provides for a deep grounding in early childhood studies, developmentally appropriate curriculum and instructional methodology, and significant field experience.

Program of Study

ECE500 Child Development 3 cr.
ECE505 Role of Play in Early Childhood Education 3 cr.
SPN507 Family, School and Community 3 cr.
SPN506 Nature and Needs of Children with Disabilities 3 cr.
ECE530 Linguistics and Language Acquisition 3 cr.
RDG506 Emergence of Literacy 3 cr.
RDG511 Children’s Literature for Early Childhood Teachers 3 cr.
ECE568 Literacy, Language Arts, and Social Studies for Early Learners 3 cr.
ECE504 Early Childhood Curriculum and Assessment 3 cr.
ECE567 Mathematics and Science for Early Learners 3 cr.
ECE511 Early Childhood Reflective Seminar preK-2 3 cr.
ECE510 Early Childhood Practicum preK-2 3 cr.
Total required credits

36 cr.

Completion Requirements

To exit from the Early Childhood Education program for Initial Licensure, students must successfully complete all of the required courses, fieldwork, and the comprehensive examination in Early Childhood Education. Students are also required to pass the Foundations of Reading Test and the Early Childhood Test prior to the beginning of the practicum experience for successful completion of the Initial Licensure Master of Elementary Education program.

Initial Licensure Program of Study

 

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of early childhood development, including language acquisition and literacy.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of subject matter.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to plan and deliver effective and equitable curriculum and instruction.
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