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Early Childhood Education (B.A.)

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  • Do you want to be certified as an early childhood teacher?
  • Do you believe in possibilities for all young children and in your role as an early childhood education teacher in realizing and expanding these possibilities?

Our early childhood education major prepares students to meet eligibility requirements for teacher licensure in early childhood education (ages 3-8) in the District of Columbia. Once licensed, candidates may apply for reciprocity in other jurisdictions.

You will complete field-based experiences during your first and second years of study, two semesters of a practicum during your junior year (four hours/week), and a final semester in a school setting for the student teaching internship (full-time).  Student teaching internships are in public, charter, and private school systems in the Washington metropolitan area, and placements are made by the university.

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Featured Courses

EDCC 220 Foundations of Education EDCC 250 Technology in Education EDTE 301 Classroom Management EDTE 321 Reading Materials EDTE 330 Education of Exceptional Children & Youth EDTE 434 Early Learning and Family, Culture, and Community


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  • Early Childhood Education Teacher

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Accreditation

Our program is state approved and nationally recognized by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (N.A.E.Y.C.) and by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (N.C.A.T.E.). Course syllabi and classroom activities reflect the standards of the Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (I.N.T.A.S.C.).

The College of Arts & Sciences offers the undergraduate degree in early childhood education in partnership with the School of Education.


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