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Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

Instructor: Megan Hollar

Early Childhood Education

Students prepare to be primary providers of home, family, or institution-based child care services by focusing on the planning, organizing, and conducting of meaningful play and learning activities; child monitoring and supervision; record keeping; and referral procedures. Critical thinking, practical problem solving and entrepreneurship opportunities within the field of early childhood education are emphasized. Practical experiences (on-site preschool) under the supervision of the instructor is required. Students also prepare for continuing education leading to careers in early childhood fields (e.g., medical, social services, and education). Work-based learning methods of instruction are encouraged for this course.Students combine classroom instruction and supervised on-the-job training in an approved position with continuing supervision throughout the school year

Recommended Skills to Possess: 

  • Be able to problem-solve, think critically, and multi-task.    

  • Be able to interact with and speak with the public. 

  • Possess creativity skills to engage children in lessons.

  • Possess a strong work ethic.

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According to Policy GBA/JFHA, the SCPS School Board is committed to maintaining an educational environment and workplace that is free from discrimination and harassment. In accordance with the law, the Board prohibits discrimination and harassment against students, employees, or others on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, status as a veteran, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law or based on a belief that such characteristic exists, hereinafter referred to as a protected group status, at school or any school sponsored activity. Any student or school personnel who believes he or she has been the victim of or has witnessed discrimination or harassment by a student, school personnel or a third party should report the alleged incident to one of the compliance officers or to any school personnel. The Title IX Compliance Officers to contact regarding compliance issues associated with this discrimination and harassment policy are:
Dr. David Hinegardner, Asst Superintendent of Administrative Services and Strategic Planning, (540) 459-6708, email - or Ms. Linda C. Hodges, Director of Human Resources, (540) 459-6743, email -
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