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Kids in Preschool

Early Childhood Education

The Early Childhood Education courses are a 2 year pathway and this course is hosted in both Plymouth and Knox. The Plymouth location is Kaleidsocope Children's Center and the Knox location is Knox High School. Potential careers after completing this pathway include daycare provider, pre-school teacher, elementary teacher and many more. 

North Central CTE Cooperative partners with Marshall - Starke Development Center to offer this opportunity for students in the CTE Cooperative. 


Course Description

Early Childhood Education  will give students an overview of the history, theory and foundations of early childhood education.  Students will learn about early childhood curriculum, instructional strategies, licensing, health, safety and many more topics.   Activities include observations and field experiences in classrooms. 

Early Childhood Education Courses

Course Description

Ivy Tech Community College  provides the opportunity for students to earn up to 15 ECED dual credits, including:

100   Intro to Early Childhood Education

101   Health, Safety and Nutrition

103    Curriculum in Early Childhood Classroom

105 CDA Process

130    Developmentally Appropriate Guidance in a Cultural Context

130    CDA Process


  Students have an opportunity to receive their CDA (Childhood Development Associate)  Certification.


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