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San Antonio TX, 78212
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What is the Early Childhood Studies program? 

Early Childhood Studies programs prepares students for early childhood, early care and education professions.

What will I learn? 

Students will explore their understanding of:
       -  promoting child development and learning from birth through age 8
       -  observing, documenting, and assessing to support young children and families
       -  using developmentally effective approaches with young children
       -  using content knowledge to build meaningful early childhood curriculum
       -  becoming a professional in the field of early childhood 

In addition, students will have multiple opportunities to observe and practice in at least two of three early childhood age groups (toddler and preschool). 

Students will learn to have excellence in all facets of the early childhood classroom, current in early childhood education research, be advocaties for children at the home, in the employment, in the community and at the national level.

What can I do with this course of study? 

A variety of opportunities exist for those who choose such a career:
      - early childhood teacher
      - early care and education director
      - early care and education specialist
      - teacher assistant

Students are recognized and sought out by local industry and higher education programs.

What's special about this program? 

The Department of Early Childhood Studies was fhe first community college department in the state to have the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) nationally accredited by the National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Early Childhood Associate Degree Accreditation (ECADA) program. www.naeyc.org/ecada 
 
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Early Child Care and Education  

Assistance Application   

This application is open to the community to  

download, but  you would have to be a  

San Antonio College student to apply.   

(CCAMPIS and Perkins grants available  

for those students who qualify.)

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Contact Information

Dr. Ellen Marshall
emarshall@alamo.edu

Location:

Early Childhood Studies Building
   (ECSB-208)

Phone:
210-486-0500
Fax: 210-486-9288