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Early Childhood Education
The Cat in the Hat is also known as SOE student Liliana Sanchez Canas.
An Early Childhood degree prepares students for a range of careers that include:
Students enrolled in Early Childhood Education programs may earn a one-year Early Childhood Vocational Certificate, two-year AA degrees in Early Childhood Education and Family Support or Early Childhood Educational Assistant, or a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education.
This competency-based program is a part of the New Mexico Early Childhood Higher Education Articulation for two and four year institutions. The program provides extensive field experiences to enhance classroom learning, and guides pre-service students to performance outcomes in:
Ø Professors closely monitor student progress while utilizing multiple ways of assessing student work.
Ø Integration of hands-on experiences and technology in classroom instruction is included throughout the program.
Ø Courses focus on developmentally appropriate practices and individualized learning to support the full participation of every child.
Ø Courses promote the establishment of aligned services and supports which build on the unique assets of each child, and acknowledge the strengths of children’s families’ heritage, language, and culture.
Ø Courses and field experiences offer opportunities for students to work with diverse populations (gender, SES, exceptionality, ethnicity)
Ø Students who complete the program successfully are qualified for a Birth to Grade 3 Early Childhood education license in the State of New Mexico.
WNMU College of Education
1000 West College Ave Silver City, NM 88062
Phone: 575-538-6416 Fax: 575-538-6417
Last updated: April 05, 2011