Early Childhood Education Director / Specialized Diploma (ECDD)
*This is an overview of the program. The course sequencing is meant to serve as a guideline for your semester planning. Please note that the scheduling of courses, program sequencing and curriculum are subject to change.*
This program is intended for students that already hold a credential in Teacher Education and are currently employed and/or plan to move into a director or assistant director position. The primary purpose of this program is to enhance knowledge and skills for Early Childhood Directors/Administrators. This specialized credit diploma program qualifies as the PA Pathways Director Core Certificate Program.
Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
- formulate a program management plan.
- demonstrate active participation in professional development and leadership endeavors.
- advocate for best practices through collaborative relationships with families and staff in an early childhood center.
|Early Childhood Education Director / Specialized Diploma (ECDD)|
or EDU 210
|Early Childhood Prof Seminar
Behavior Mgmt & Guide
|ECE 230||The Director with Vision||3|
|ECE 235||Program Organization & Mgmt||3|
|Elective||Education, Special Education or Early Childhood
Education, Business, Accounting, or