Nov 21, 2019  
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2019-2020 
    
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2019-2020

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Child Care Technician - Online/Hybrid, Diploma



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Offered at Main Campus and Online

The Child Care Technician diploma option begins each Fall or Winter term. This program is designed to provide the flexibility needed for currently-employed early childhood professionals. All courses are available in online and face-to-face formats, making it convenient for the working student. This course schedule identifies terms courses are available online.  Students must complete entry-level courses prior to enrolling in advanced courses. State and national criminal background, child abuse record checks are required prior to the field experiences.

To apply for the Child Care Technician diploma option, complete an IHCC application and submit high school transcripts or High School Equivalency Diploma scores and take one of the following:  ACT, SAT or ACCUPLACER test. Testing may be scheduled by calling the IHCC Testing Center at (641) 683-5142 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5142.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Promote child development and learning.
  2. Build family and community relationships.
  3. Observe, document, and assess to support young children and families.
  4. Use developmentally effective approaches to learning.
  5. Use content knowledge to build meaningful curriculum for young children.
  6. Become a professional in the early childhood field.
Program Total: 38 Credits

Total: 8 Credits


Total: 9 Credits


Total: 10.5 Credits


Total: 10.5 Credits


Notes:


 *Prior to enrolling in ECE 263  -EC Field Experience I or ECE 264  - EC Field Experience II, students must complete the following course or have documentation of completion of the specified components:

ECE 108  - ECE Fieldwork Certifications or documentation of 1) current CPR certification, 2)  child abuse mandatory reporter certification, 3) bloodborne pathogen training and 4) current First Aid certification.

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