Upon completion of the program, the successful student will:
- Recognize and apply knowledge of developmental stages, processes and theories of growth, development and learning into developmentally appropriate practice.
- Recognize the diversity of family units and cultures and the importance of building positive reciprocal relationships with families and communities.
- Demonstrate knowledge of developmentally appropriate content and the methods used to design/develop appropriate teaching and learning experiences for children.
- Create and manage safe, inclusive environments that promote children’s development and learning.
- Demonstrate knowledge of assessment techniques, interpretation of data, and the application of assessment results to curriculum development and intervention planning
- Describe the early childhood profession, its multiple, historical, philosophical and social foundations, and the early childhood professional codes of ethical conduct.
- Recognize and model/demonstrate relationships with children and colleagues that contribute to an emotionally safe environment that promotes self-regulation and learning.
Click on the competency area link to see the specific outcomes for each competency.
- Child Growth and Development
- Health Safety and Nutrition
- Family and Community Collaboration
- Developmentally Appropriate Content
- Learning Environment and Curriculum Content
- Assessment of Children and Evaluation of Program
For more information, please call Judy Hudson, PhD at (505) 566-3246.
Or send an email to HudsonJ@sanjuancollege.edu.