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
At the heart
of our Early Childhood programs is respect for the competence and
curiosity of young children, culture and family backgrounds, and individual needs. By taking one of our programs, you will learn to foster children's tremendous intellectual and social capacity to not only become prepared for
elementary school, but also to participate as citizens. Our graduates set the stage for a lifetime of finding joy in learning.We offer continuous feedback in your progress toward state and professional competencies through our comprehensive assessment system. All licenses are for Massachusetts.
*These are Initial license programs that can move an Early Childhood Initial License to the Professional Level.
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Expected Program Outcomes: Early Childhood
Expected Program Outcomes: Early Childhood/Creative Arts
Tuition and Fees: Master's/Certificate
Tuition and Fees: Doctoral
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The final 2013-2014 Early Childhood Education and Care Innovations workshop featured the importance of play for young children. For more on the workshop, and to find ideas from the experts on how to foster creativity and play, read more »