Academics

Certificate Education:Early Childhood and Early Intervention [3003]

Program Manager: Dr. Kathryn Stuckey
941-363-7265, Lakewood Ranch

Course Description Semester Hours
EEC 2024 Family Interactions and Cultural Continuity
3
EEX 2010 Introduction to Exceptional Learners
3
EEC 1000 Introduction to Early Childhood Education
3
EEC 1601 Observing & Recording Children's Behavior
3
EEC 1001 Early Childhood Growth & Development
3
EEC 1319 Portfolio Development & Performance Observation
3
EDF 1030 Effective Classroom Management
3
EEC 2002 Early Child Care Center Management

3

HSC 2401 Emergency First Aid and CPR
3
Behav. Sci. Choose from Area III, A.S./A.A.S.
3
SLS 1101 Life Skills for College Success
3
ENC 1101 Written Communication I

3

     
 
Total
36


 

NOTE: A grade of C or better must be attained for each course taken for this Certificate.

Child Development Associate Credentials: Students who want the National CDA (Child Development Associate) credential must successfully complete EEC 1000, EEC 1601, EEC 1001, and EEC 1319 and then apply to the National Council for Early Childhood Recognition to complete the credentialing process. (The Council's toll-free number is 1-800-424-4310.)

Florida Child Care Professional Certification (FCCPC): Students who want the Florida Child Care Professional Certification must successfully complete EEC 1000, EEC 1001, EEC 1601, EEC 1319 and work or volunteer at least a total of 480 hours in a childcare facility during semesters the course work is completed. Once the coursework in complete the student should contact Dr. Kathryn Stuckey, stuckek@scf.edu and send her a coy of their transcript, other required documentation with a $10 fee to submit to the State for obtaining  the FCCPC Florida Child Care Professional Certificate.

Child Care Management Director Credentials: Students who need to meet the Department of Children and Families requirement for the Foundation Level Director Credential must successfully complete EEC 2002.  The courses that meet the DCF Advanced Level Director Credential requirement are EEC 2202, EEC 2521 and EEC 2523.

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