About the Early Childhood Education Program
Early childhood education certifies students to work in early childhood centers in the state of Florida.

Early Childhood Education 1
This week we are learning about the indicators and consequences of Child Abuse. Students will prepare and present information on the various types of abuse. Throughout the unit the students will read "Death From Child Abuse & No One Heard".

Early Childhood Education 2&3
Our students are busy working at Flamingo Elementary, Flamingo Road Christian Academy and Children's Carousel. Aside from assisting their teachers, the students are collecting projects and pictures for their scrapbooks, doing class observations, & creating projects to use in their work with children. In our class, we will be reviewing health & safety issues in the preschool. The lesson plans for their science, social studies, math, & sensory projects are due on Wednesday, March 2 & the actual projects are due on March 9.


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Early Childhood Education 4
Students are working at Flamingo Elementary, Flamingo Road Christian Academy, & Children's Carousel. They are also working on projects to use when working with young children & their employment portfolios.

Our Early Childhood 1 class has initiated a Pen-Pal program with the Headstart class at Flamingo Elementary. We are awaiting their replies.

If you need to contact me for any reason, there is a link to my e-mail on this website. You can also call me at 754-323-2400 ext. 3055 from 7am until 3pm.  

To schedule your 20 Hour & 10 Hour Childcare Certification Exams, you must call 1-888-375-EXAM (3926) Monday-Friday from 8AM-5PM. You need to know your Social Security number to register. The tests will be given at Nova University. ECE 1 students will be taking the 4 part Introduction to Childcare Exam as well as Observation & Assessment. ECE 2&3 students will take DAP for the Young Child (prechool). High School students pay half the cost of the exam. ECE 1 students will pay $15 for both exams & ECE 2&3 students will be charged $5. Questions about the exams can be answered on www.my florida.com/childcare/training. Go to "View My Transcript" for questions about your status & to print certificates.