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EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: INFANT AND TODDLER EDUCATOR

The Early Childhood Education: Infant and Toddler Educator program combines courses from both the ECE and Infant/Toddler Specialization programs.

In this program, students will learn how to work with young children with an emphasis on infants and toddlers though a variety of hands-on training that combines theory and practice. The program covers advanced child growth and development; foundations of working with infants/toddlers; program planning; and more. In order to specialize, students must complete a practicum placement in an infant/toddler setting to develop and implement comprehensive projects that demonstrate their advanced knowledge as well as gain practical experience. Students will also be required to complete observation assignments that will take place in real-world childcare settings, which will be used to complete assignments. These observations hours required by the Ministry of Children & Family Development.
Graduates of our program can acquire a One Year Early Childhood Educator Certification and work full time while collecting the 500 hours required for the next certification, the Five Year Early Childhood Educator Certification.
Admissions Requirements
  • High school graduation or equivalent, or mature student status.
  • Pass college’s admissions test.
  • Criminal record check (in accordance with the Criminal Records Review Act).
  • Interview with campus director, program coordinator, or designate.
  • Immunization report (form provided by college).
  • Current resume (record of work history).
  • Three character references.

This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.

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