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 Additional Certification in Early Childhood B-2

 
Post Master's Advanced Certificate
Additional Certification in Early Childhood Education (Birth-Grade 2)
 
Overview:
This 12 credit post-master’s advanced certificate program provides an expedited path to meet New York State requirements for certification in Early Childhood Education (Birth-Grade 2). This program is for persons who are looking to extend their initial certification in Childhood Education (Grades 1-6) to include Early Childhood Education (Birth-Grade 2).
 
Who This Program Is For:
This program is for persons who hold a master’s degree and are certified in Childhood Education (Grades 1-6). Persons who have not earned a master’s degree in education or do not hold an initial teaching certification in Childhood Education (Grades 1-6) should apply to the MAT in Early Childhood Education (Birth-Grade 2).
 
Program Requirements:
The Additional Certification in Early Childhood Education (Birth-Grade 2) program consists of four courses (12 credits), one of which is a practicum in an early childhood classroom. Students are expected to maintain a B average in the program.
Required Courses
EECE 724 Curriculum and Environmental Design for Early Childhood (3 cr.)
EECE 728 Integrating Expressive Arts in Early Childhood (3 cr.)
EECE 737 Infants and Toddlers: Curriculum and Teaching (3 cr.)
EECE 730 Practicum (3 cr.)
 
Certification:
Completion of this program and all New York State requirements for certification leads to recommendation by the Division of Education for NYS Certificate in Initial & Professional Certification in Early Childhood Education (Birth-Grade 2). Students should contact the Certification Office for up-to-date information on NYS certification requirements.
 
Other Information:
This program is only offered in the spring semester. Students must enroll full-time and complete the program in one semester.
 
To Apply:
Applicants must meet the following admissions requirements:
  • Have an earned master’s degree in education with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Have NYS certification in Childhood Education (Grades 1-6)
  • Submit two letters of recommendation
  • Submit a 500 word essay
  

 

 Program Coordinator

 
​Dr. Christopher J. Wagner
Office: Powdermaker Hall 054
Phone: 718-997-5374
Email: Christopher.Wagner@qc.cuny.edu

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