Jan 19, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog

Early Childhood Certificate Endorsement

This 27-credit-program is designed for individuals who hold elementary teaching certification and wish to add the Early  Childhood endorsement to their teaching certificates. All coursework applied toward the endorsement may also be applied  toward a Master’s degree in Education with a concentration in Early Childhood Education. Upon successful completion of the endorsement program and the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification in Early Childhood Education, individuals will be eligible for a certificate endorsement in early childhood education (coded ZS in Michigan). A minimum of 300 contact hours in two of the three following age groups: infant-toddler, pre-primary and K-3rd grade (150 hours in each setting selected). Students should consult an early childhood advisor before registering for field courses.


B. Field Experiences (6 credits)

Each field experience a includes minimum of 150 contact hours in age groups: Infant/Toddlers and Preprimary or Grades K-3.