ECE212 - Senior Practicum: Professional Development

Credits: 3

This Practicum allows students to continue to assume teacher responsibilities in a different Early Childhood setting than ECE202. Students will assume increasing responsibility throughout the semester by completing child observations, planning activities and preparing an appropriate environment. Students will complete Practicum hours at a college approved Early Childhood program. Students are usually placed with two different age groups in their senior year (i.e. infant/toddler; preschool; school-age). Students will complete their electronic professional portfolio as part of the final requirement for this course. 

Prerequisites

ECE 100, 116; 112 with a C+ or better; Child Care Personnel Health Form on record with no physical or mental restrictions that indicate should not be around children; Successful background check as required by NH Child Care Licensing Bureau; reliable transportation to practicum site; cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better in ECE coursework and 2.0 overall GPA and permission of Program Coordinator. 

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