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 who 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.
or EDU 210
|The Early Childhood Professional
Behavior Management and Guidance Practices
||The Director With Vision
||Program Organization and Management
||(Select 6 credits) Accounting (ACC), Business (BUS), Computers/Technology (CIS),
Early Childhood Education (ECE), Education (EDU), or Special Education (SED)