Certificate of Achievement
Highland Lakes Campus
Successful completion of this option will result in a certificate of achievement in Early Childhood Education Lead Preschool Teacher. This certificate is designed for individuals who desire to earn credits specifically centered on leading a preschool classroom. This certificate provides individuals with the training hours and content that is required for a Preschool CDA through the Council of Professional Recognition. Eligibility for this certificate is dependent upon the student achieving a “C” (2.0) or better in each of the required courses. The student may choose to continue and complete an Associate in Applied Science and/or additional certificates of achievement in the Early Childhood Education department.
Earning this certificate of achievement does not guarantee that the individual will earn a Preschool CDA. Additionally, the certificate prepares individuals for various positions but does not guarantee specific employment. Required credentials for positions vary between early childhood education programs. Additionally, for employment individuals must meet pass State of Michigan Child Care Licensing background checks. For details, contact (248) 942-3157.
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|ECE 1404||Introduction to Early Childhood Careers||3|
|ECE 1414||Early Childhood Activities||4|
|ECE 2405||Professional Issues in Early Childhood Education||3|
|Choose one of the following Courses||2-3|
|Early Childhood Nutrition, Health and Safety||3|
|Family and Community Connections||3|
|Educating the 'at Risk' Child in an Early Childhood Environment||3|
|Total Credit Hours||12-13|
A minimum cumulative 2.00 grade point average (GPA) overall is required for graduation.