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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Education: Infant-Toddler Teacher Certificate

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Division of Business & Professional Studies

This program is designed to qualify students to meet the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care requirements for teachers in group infant/toddler and child care centers. Only EEC-qualified individuals may accept positions as teachers in classrooms serving children ages 0-3 years. A one-semester supervised field work component in an approved infant-toddler center gives students valuable practical experience, thereby supplementing classroom theory and learning.

Upon successful completion, the Certificate in Early Childhood Education with a concentration in Infant-Toddler Teacher is awarded.

Program Outcomes

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Admission Requirements

CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and SORI (Sexual Offender Registry Information) background checks are required prior to practicum placement and will be conducted in accordance with state regulations. CORI and SORI results are confidential.

credits: 18

Total Credits: 18

* Course to be taken first semester.

Program Notes

Students should apply to the Department of Early Education and Care for Infant-Toddler Teacher qualifications after completing the Certificate. Additional qualifying work experience will later enable the student to apply for the Infant-Toddler Lead Teacher qualification.

A grade of C or higher is required in all Education (ED) courses and PS 222 CHILD DEVELOPMENT .

PS 222 CHILD DEVELOPMENT  should be taken before ED 203 .

ED 203  is a pre- or co-requisite for ED 230  and ED 240 .

For more information about the costs of this program and employment opportunities after completion, please visit our gainful employment page here: Infant/Toddler Teacher Certificate


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