Administration & Leadership in Early Childhood Education Certificate
Business and Social Sciences Division, Room T302, (847) 543-2047
This certificate is intended for students who already hold degrees or who have taken extensive coursework in other academic fields and have several years experience in early childhood classroom teaching. The program provides the additional study that is often required for a career change, to meet requirements for Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (IDCFS) Director qualifications, National Association for the Education of Young Children(NAEYC) program accreditation criteria, and/or to build skills in early childhood program administration and leadership.
Recommended Plan of Study
College Success Seminar
Introduction to Early Childhood Ed* (elective)
Child Development for Educators
Health, Safety and Nutrition
ServSafe Food Service Sanitation
Introduction to Business
Child, Family, and Community
Technology in the Classroom
Elements of Supervision
ECE Administrative Practicum - Administrative
Administration of ECE Programs
Special Topics in Early Childhood Education
Total Hours for Certificate
^ The credit for CLC 120, College Success Seminar, is an institutional requirement for graduation. It is not part of the program requirements but must be completed with a D or better.
* See Department Chair for details and application for Illinois Gateways Level 1 Director Credential.
For more information on recommended courses or program specific advising, contact the Business and Social Sciences Division at (847) 543-2047.