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by IvaSumwalt
Careersin Early Childhood                      by Iva                     Sumwalt
Congratulation you have graduated! What are your plans, are you confused on whether youshould continue on to gain a higher...
As large number of children live in families where all parents work, more early childhood professionals are needed to educ...
Careers in Early Childhood As large number of children live in families where all parents work, more early childhood profe...
Early Childhood Employment Opportunities •   Resource and Referral Trainer   •   Special Education Preschool              ...
Early Childhood Job Placement Statistics                                    19%                                Daycare Ser...
We need more: • Researchers • Trainers and consultants • Facility regulators • Administrators • Lead teachers
Careers in Early ChildhoodWe need more: • Researchers • Trainers and consultants • Facility regulators • Administrators • ...
• Specialize in the area of early                                            Region 1   Region 2  childhood               ...
Researchers• Specialize in the area of early                                            Region 1   Region 2  childhood    ...
Recommended Education•    Ph.D. in Child Development or Early Childhood    Education or related area with knowledge of, an...
Trainers and Consultants• Have an understanding of adult learning and  effective teaching strategies• Special knowledge ab...
Recommended Education• Graduate degree in Early Childhood Education/  Child Development or Youth Development    Typical sa...
Facility Regulators• Job to ensure that early childhood programs  comply with the appropriate federal, state or local  req...
Recommended Education• Graduate degree in Early Childhood Education/  Social Work       Typical salary range $36,000 - $60...
Administrators• Challenging job of ensuring that center-based programs offerDAP experiences for children.• Supportive of t...
Recommended Education• Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education• Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education/Chi...
Lead Teacher• Teachers may work with typical and atypical developingchildren.• Planning activities for children in a creat...
Recommended Education• Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential• Associate’s degree in Early Childhood/Child Developme...
GoalsMy short-term goal is to graduatefrom Ivy Tech Community Collegeand find a position that I can usemy skills and my ab...
THE END
ReferencesAssociation for the Education of Young Children. (n.d.). AEYC careers that count  [Brochure]. Retrieved from htt...
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    1. 1. by IvaSumwalt
    2. 2. Careersin Early Childhood by Iva Sumwalt
    3. 3. Congratulation you have graduated! What are your plans, are you confused on whether youshould continue on to gain a higher degree or should you just enter the work force.Let examine what is out there in the early childhood fieldand what types of degree or experience you might need.
    4. 4. As large number of children live in families where all parents work, more early childhood professionals are needed to educate and care for these children. Families also need people to help them find care and assistance paying for this care. Our society has become more concerned about how this careaffects young children and what quality child care really means.This concerns have led to an increase in resources to helpimproving the quality of child care and has increasedemployment opportunities.
    5. 5. Careers in Early Childhood As large number of children live in families where all parents work, more early childhood professionals are needed to educate and care for these children. Families also need people to help them find care and assistance paying for this care. Our society has become more concerned about how this careaffects young children and what quality child care really means.This concerns have led to an increase in resources to helpimproving the quality of child care and has increasedemployment opportunities.
    6. 6. Early Childhood Employment Opportunities • Resource and Referral Trainer • Special Education Preschool Teacher or Assistant • Child Care Food Program Coordinator • Lead Teacher in a Child Care Center • CDA Advisor • Head Start Teacher or Director • Infant Toddler Specialist • Home Based Providers • Center Director • School Age Program Site • Family Support Worker Manager • Family Specialists • Administrators • Facility Regulators • Researchers
    7. 7. Early Childhood Job Placement Statistics 19% Daycare Services 19% 62% Private Educational Services Household Childcare workers held about 1.3 million jobs in 2008
    8. 8. We need more: • Researchers • Trainers and consultants • Facility regulators • Administrators • Lead teachers
    9. 9. Careers in Early ChildhoodWe need more: • Researchers • Trainers and consultants • Facility regulators • Administrators • Lead teachers
    10. 10. • Specialize in the area of early Region 1 Region 2 childhood 100• Conduct studies and evaluate services and practices Text 75• Develop data collection tools, 50 manage data collection activities 25• Write reports and grant 0 proposals 2007 2008 2009 2010
    11. 11. Researchers• Specialize in the area of early Region 1 Region 2 childhood 100• Conduct studies and evaluate services and practices Text 75• Develop data collection tools, 50 manage data collection activities 25• Write reports and grant 0 proposals 2007 2008 2009 2010
    12. 12. Recommended Education• Ph.D. in Child Development or Early Childhood Education or related area with knowledge of, and experience in, Early Childhood Education Typical salary $75,520
    13. 13. Trainers and Consultants• Have an understanding of adult learning and effective teaching strategies• Special knowledge about the subjects they are teaching• Provide important information to potential and practicing early childhood professionals, parents and the public on a variety of topics• Be able to conduct trainings at high schools, individual child care programs, at workshops or conferences
    14. 14. Recommended Education• Graduate degree in Early Childhood Education/ Child Development or Youth Development Typical salary range $28,000 - $99,000
    15. 15. Facility Regulators• Job to ensure that early childhood programs comply with the appropriate federal, state or local requirements.• Visits programs to assess their compliance with applicable standards.• Provide technical assistance and training to program staff.• Investigate early childhood programs that have been reported for noncompliance.
    16. 16. Recommended Education• Graduate degree in Early Childhood Education/ Social Work Typical salary range $36,000 - $60,000
    17. 17. Administrators• Challenging job of ensuring that center-based programs offerDAP experiences for children.• Supportive of the needs of families, and operate with soundadministrative and fiscal management.• Manage the program and lead the staff in stimulating, enrichingand nurturing early learning experiences.• Program maintains all the required local, state and federalstandards.• The center has ample enrollment to sustain the budget.
    18. 18. Recommended Education• Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education• Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education/ChildDevelopment with coursework in child care administration• Graduate degree in Child Care Administration Typical salary range $25,340 - $ 71,440
    19. 19. Lead Teacher• Teachers may work with typical and atypical developingchildren.• Planning activities for children in a creative learningenvironment• Secure a safe and healthy place for children to play• How to communicate with children and their families• A commitment to learning how to best educate and care forthe young child.
    20. 20. Recommended Education• Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential• Associate’s degree in Early Childhood/Child Development• Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education/ChildDevelopment Typical salary range $15,000 - $45,000
    21. 21. GoalsMy short-term goal is to graduatefrom Ivy Tech Community Collegeand find a position that I can usemy skills and my abilities I haveacquired through college.My long-term goal is to see myselfin a teaching position with Ivy TechCommunity College where I willbe able to contribute and share myknowledge; and experience withothers that are interested in thefield of early childhood.
    22. 22. THE END
    23. 23. ReferencesAssociation for the Education of Young Children. (n.d.). AEYC careers that count [Brochure]. Retrieved from http://www.aeyc-sea.org/careers.htmChid Care Services Association (CCSA). (2008). Careers in early childhood [document]. Retrieved from http://www.childcareservices.orgGateway Association (2010, April/May). [Dramatic play McDonalds] [Photograph].Gateway Association (2010, April/May). [Hollywood star] [Photograph].Gateway Association (2010, April/May). [Teacher and two children planting seeds] [Photography].United States Department of Labor. (2010-2011). Bureau of labor statistic [Handbook]. Retrieved from http://stats.bls.gov/search/ooh.htm
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