Early Childhood Licensing Basic Ages 3 to 5 - Certificate
This nine-credit certificate is designed for individuals wishing to satisfy the educational requirements for the state of Wisconsin Licensing Codes, DCF 251: Licensing Rules for Group Child Care Centers, and DCF 250: Licensing Rules for Family Child Care Centers. All courses in this certificate will transfer into the Early Childhood technical diploma and associate degree programs.
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All credits from this certificate apply toward the following associate degree(s):
Early Childhood Education, 103071
All credits from this certificate apply toward the following technical diploma(s):
Early Childhood Assistant Teacher, 313076
How do I get started in this program?
Requirements for Certificate Entry
- Apply at www.nwtc.edu/apply.
What are my courses?
Students following the study plan below will complete the Early Childhood Licensing Basic Ages 3-5 Technical Diploma in the number of semesters shown. All courses in this certificate will transfer into the Early Childhood technical diploma and associate degree programs.
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- Curriculum Note: Students must earn a grade of "C" or higher in all 10-307-XXX courses to successfully graduate the Early Childhood Licensing Basic Ages 3-5 Certificate.
- Provide a respectful, diverse and inclusive program.
- Provide a safe program for children ages three to eight.
- Adhere to child abuse and neglect mandates.
- Develop activity plans that promote child development and learning.
- Analyze the development of children ages three to eight.
- Create developmentally appropriate language, literature, and literacy activities.
- Apply Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards in early childhood environments.
What else do I need to know about the program?
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Classes wherever you have an internet connection.
- An in-person career experience, such as an internship, practicum, or credit for prior learning, may be required.
- Some online courses may be held at specific dates/times.
- Classes between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
- Classes between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
- A combination of online classes and Saturday and/or Sunday classes.
- 12 or more credits per term.
- Fewer than 12 credits per term.