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Child Care/Caring for Children Birth to 3 years (PSAV)

Program Learning Outcome #1
Demonstrate knowledge of children’s (birth through 3 years old) characteristics and needs, the multiple influences on their development, and how to create environments supportive and challenging for all children.

Program Learning Outcome #2
Recognize and demonstrate the importance and complex characteristics of children’s families and communities by creating family and community relationships that support children's learning and development.

Program Learning Outcome #3
Demonstrate the goals, benefits and uses of assessment techniques, tools and approaches in the classroom to support learning and development of young children.

Program Learning Outcome #4
Design, implement and evaluate experiences that promote positive ways to support social/emotional development and learning for all children

Program Learning Outcome #5
Achieve professional status and recognition, set goals for personal and professional growth while practicing ethical standards and other professional guidelines established within the early childhood field.

Program Learning Outcome #6
Demonstrate knowledge of regulations governing health, safety and nutrition which responds to children’s health needs and promotes nutrition by designing, maintaining and assessing environments for safety.

Program Learning Outcome #7
Demonstrate how organizations develop and grow through implementing administrative practices that maintain and support strong early care and education programs that meet the diverse needs of children, families, staff and community.

Program Learning Outcome #8
Design, implement and evaluate experiences that will promote steps to advance children's physical and intellectual development through the use of developmentally effective approaches to teaching, learning and knowledge of academic disciplines.