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School-Age Care (CIP 13.1202)

Please Note:  Program changes effective 2019 Fall. Please see your advisor if working off of an older catalog.

Program Description

This curriculum prepares individuals to work with school-age children in diverse learning environments. The curriculum is specifically designed for students planning to work in public or private school-age care environments.

Course work includes child growth/development; physical/nutritional needs of school-age children; care and guidance of school-age children; and communication skills with parents and children. Students will foster the cognitive/language, physical/motor, social/emotional, and creative development of school-age populations.

Graduates are prepared to plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities in school-age environments. Employment opportunities include school-age teaching or school-age administration positions in childcare/development programs, group leaders, before and after school programs, recreational centers and other programs that work with school-age populations.

Sheila A. Regan
Early Childhood Instructor
(910) 410-1909
(910) 410-1931
Early Childhood Instructor

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