Learn to develop and implement curricula that address children’s developmental levels and needs through inclusive practices that respect the rights and abilities of each child.
Research into early childhood education has shown what many teachers already know: the earliest years of learning are among the most critical. Young children have tremendous intellectual and social capacity, not only to become prepared for elementary school, but also to participate as citizens. The unique learning abilities become part of the classroom fabric, with which teachers and children engage as partners in education. At the heart of Lesley's programs is respect for the competence and curiosity of young children, as well as for cultures, individual needs, and inclusive practices. Initial licensure programs offer field experiences and portfolio development that build a foundation of curriculum knowledge. Programs for Massachusetts professional licensure include advanced levels of curriculum development, policy, behavior, and research.
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Graduate School of EducationFaculty, staff, and alumni will be available to discuss program formats, courses, and career options.June 6, 2013 | 6:00 pm–8:00 pm
I just checked...[and] I officially have my initial license. I couldn't have asked for a better program than Lesley these past two and a half years! --Jessica B.
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