ECE290N : Early Childhood Education: Capstone Course

This capstone course is an opportunity to apply and integrate the skills, theories and knowledge base the student has acquired in the course work in the Early Childhood Associate Degree. The student will participate in an approved, field-based, licensed early childhood setting under the supervision of an experienced and degreed level early childhood teacher. This practicum experience includes observation, development and implementation of developmentally appropriate learning experiences and environments, classroom management, and working with parents and a teaching team. The student will complete a minimum of 130 hours on-site and attend a weekly, 1 hour seminar. Students will culminate this experience with the development and presentation of a professional portfolio and a major project. This capstone experience addresses all six of the NAEYC Standards for Early Childhood Professional Preparation.


A grade of 'C' or better in ECE190N