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Early Childhood Education (AS)

Program Learning Outcome #1
Demonstrate knowledge of young children's characteristics and needs and of multiple interacting influences on children's development and learning to create environments that are healthy, respectful, supportive and challenging for all children.

Program Learning Outcome #2
Use systematic observations, documentation and other effective assessment strategies in a responsible way, in partnership with families and other professionals, to positively influence children's development and learning.

Program Learning Outcome #3
Integrate developmentally effective approaches to teaching and learning and a knowledge of academic disciplines to design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive development and learning for all children.

Program Learning Outcome #4
Set goals for personal and professional improvement and reflect on professional growth and achievement.

Program Learning Outcome #5
Identify the nutrition and health needs of children, how to protect children and staff from illness and injury, and model healthy behaviors.

Program Learning Outcome #6
Select and implement administrative practices that maintain and support strong early care and education programs.