P-TEACH: Introduction to Early Childhood Education

P-TEACH: Introduction to Early Childhood Education
• Open to 10-12th graders
• Concurrent Enrollment CU - Denver (3 College Credits)

This course provides an overview of the early childhood profession and the philosophical and historical foundations of services to young children and their families. State and national trends, resources and standards for early childhood care and education, professionalism, and code of ethical conduct are examined. Key areas of ECE professional knowledge are introduced: developmental domains and milestones, developmentally appropriate practice, evidence--based practice and intentional teaching, curriculum models, guidance strategies, family and community relationships, diversity and inclusion, and the leadership skills and organizational climate to support quality early care and education work settings.
PS 470
Fall