Practicum: Pre-K-4
Credits: 3
Department: ECD Early Education and Child Development
Subject: Early Education and Child Development
This course provides direct experience with children aged birth to 9 years in a supervised early childhood program, school or therapeutic setting. Students record observations, plan and implement age-appropriate activities and refine professional skills. Students meet in a weekly seminar in addition to an eight hour per week field placement where they interact with children, professionals in the field and parents. Students must have three current clearances: FBI Fingerprint clearance, a Pennsylvania State Police Criminal History Clearance, and a Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Child Abuse History Clearance and meet the local requirements of the field placement site.