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Early Childhood Education

Children must be taught how to think and not what to think



Course Description

Early Childhood is a year long course that begins with an introduction to personal and professional preparation for continued education, training, and careers in early childhood.

Units of Study

  • Orientation, Personal and professional Preparation
  • Child development:Infants-Middle Childhood Years
  • History and Trends of Early Childhood Education
  • Health and Safety
  • Observation, Assessment, and Guidence


1st Year


The 1st year of Early Childhood is when you study child development ranging from birth through age twelve, and children's safety. You are also introuced to the MSDH guidelines and regulations governing child care facilities and the importance of this course.

2nd Year

The 2nd year of Early Childhood is when you get to help with the the kids more and you go into futher depth methods of child guidance techniques and perparation in FCCLA:Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a Career and Technical Student Organization that functions as an integral part of the Family and Consumer Sciences education curriculum and operates within the school system.

3rd Year

This year is called workbase because this year you get put into a work program where you can go work with kids in the real world.If you can't drive you can help out with the kids in the school.