The mission of the Early Childhood and Family Studies Program will be to provide the community a student-centered instructional unit using research-based practices responsive to diversity, innovation, authentic learning and hands-on experiences. The results are successful individuals well prepared for a variety of job opportunities in early care and education profession. The program offerings include an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree and one (1) Certificate of Completion. Internship course requires attendance at a mandatory information session, individual meeting with early childhood and family studies clinical coordinator, and clearance from a current criminal history background check, drug screening and tuberculosis screening (PPD). Some early childhood education settings require additional screenings, such as fingerprinting. All required screenings or additional screenings required by particular sites are at the student’s expense. Ther St. Philip’s Colllege Early Chilhood and Family Studies Program is accredited by the Commission on Early Childhood Higher Education Programs of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1313 L. Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005. (800)-424-2460 ext. 8007. The accreditation term runs from March 2012 to March 2019.
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