Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


ECD-240P - Practicum: Pre-K - 4 (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: ECD101 and ECD135P
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.


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