Early Childhood Education Technology

Early Childhood Education Technology

About the Program

The Early Childhood Education program provides preparation for paid employment in occupations in child care and guidance at entry, assistant, and management levels. Instructional programs include classroom instruction and supervised laboratory or work experience. Students should develop competencies which enable them to provide services, to teach, and to guide preschool children as related to various child care occupations. An Associate of Applied Science degree can be obtained after successful completion of two years.

 

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have ACT composite of 16 or an equivalent ACCUPLACER score. Students must complete a program application. Students must have a personal interview with selection committee. Students must provide Form 121 from the Health Department and a background check.

 

Job Opportunities

Preschool teacher, child caregiver, family day care provider, nanny professional, home visitor, foster care parent, head start assistant teacher, after school caregiver.

 

Advisor

 

Kim Burkett

Program Director – Early Childhood Education Technology

Southwest Mississippi Community College

1156 College Drive

Summit, MS 39666

601-276-3808

kburkett@smcc.edu

Ann Abel

Advisor – Early Childhood Education Technology

Southwest Mississippi Community College

1156 College Drive

Summit, MS 39666

601-276-3809

aabel@smcc.edu

 

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Graduate Information

Year

Completed

Placed

2013-14

75%

86%

2014-15

100%

83%