In this three-credit practicum course you will learn about and apply the course competencies in an actual child care setting. Course competencies include: assess children's growth and development; implement the standards for quality early childhood education; integrate strategies that support diversity and anti-bias perspectives; build meaningful curriculum; provide a developmentally appropriate environment; facilitate positive guidance strategies; evaluate one's own professional behaviors and practices; lead caregiving routines as curriculum; utilize positive interpersonal skills with children; and utilize positive interpersonal skills with adults. Prerequisite: Admission to Early Childhood Education Program 103071 and Practicum 2 10307192. Students must meet the state administrative code requirements to be in an Early Childhood Education setting (including both prior coursework and Caregiver Background Check. The CBC will be processed by the Early Childhood Education program coordinator prior to the student being eligible to participate in the Practicum 3 field experience. See additional information outlined in the MSTC Student Catalog regarding Practicum requirements.
Prerequisite: Admission to Early Childhood Education Program 103071 and Practicum 2 10307192.
01/12/2015 TO 05/13/2015
06/01/2015 TO 07/31/2015
08/17/2015 TO 12/15/2015