Early Childhood Care & Education power pointPresentation Transcript
Are You A Match?People who enjoy working with young children tend to have certain characteristics in common. Responsible Creative Energetic Flexible Nurturing Patient Tolerant Broad-minded
Program Description The Early Childhood Care and Education program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers in child care and related fields. Learning opportunities develop academic , technical and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of early childhood care and education theory and practical application necessary for successful employment.
EmploymentFor information on the careers available to you after completion of this program, visit:http://acetonline.org/career_choices1.htm
Additional Program RequirementsCriminal Background ChecksAccording to Rule 290-2-2-.09 of the BFS Rules and Regulations for Day Care Centers, administrators, teachers/caregivers and aides all must have a clear criminal background check. School systems and the Head Start Program also require employees to have no criminal record. The Sheriffs Department in each county conducts criminal background checks. Some may require a small fee. All ECE students should be aware that a criminal record can and will be a factor when seeking employment in the field of childcare.
TimelineIf enrolled full time, credentials can be completed in the following time frame: The technical certificates of credit can be completed in 1 term (6 months). The diplomas can be completed in 4 terms (1 1/2 years). The AA degree can be completed in 6 terms (2 years).
Diploma/Degrees/CertificatesName of diploma/degree/etc Credit hours Offerings (online/day/evening)Child Development Specialist, TCC 14 YesExceptionalities, TCC 9 YesECE Diploma 53 YesAssociate of Applied Science Degree 72 Yes
General Fees One time application fee Once a year malpractice insurance fee Transcript requests Late registration fees Fees, by term, as follows: Tuition is based on $85 per credit hour ($1,275 for 15 hours or more) Registration fee of $39 Activity fee of $24 Technology fee of $55 Insurance of $6 Special Instructional fee of $50Check with financial aid concerning your financial support eligibility. Check our website for the most recent tuition costsand general fee costs.
PROGRAM FEE EXCEPTIONS: OUT OF STATE STUDENTS: Tuition is two times the regular tuition OUT OF COUNTRY STUDENTS: Tuition is four times the regular tuition MALPRACTICE INSURANCE: Students in Early Childhood Care and Education, Cosmetology, Esthetician, and all Allied Health programs (except EMT) will be assessed an $11.00 malpractice insurance fee each Fall Semester. EMT malpractice insurance is $46.00. SENIOR CITIZENS: Residents of Georgia who are 62 years of age or older may attend credit classes without payment of tuition. Proof of age must be presented at registration to receive the tuition waiver. All fees will be assessed. Admission under this provision is granted on a space available basis and does not apply for continuing education classes. ONLINE STUDENTS: TRANSIENT students taking online classes are not charged insurance or activity fees. MTC does not charge online students for proctoring when taking classes through a TCSG college. Online students should be aware that other sites may charge fees. The student is responsible for any expenses incurred to secure a proctor. DUALLY or JOINTLY ENROLLED HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: Do not pay instructional fees, application fees or late fees.
Total Estimated Program Costs Books/Supplies/Uniforms/Semester Certifications/ LicensesCourse offerings vary by campus and by term. Estimated book cost for degree students is $550 per term and for diploma student is $ 500.00 per term.
Frequently Asked QuestionsCan the program be completed online?The Child Development Specialist, TCC is available totally online.The diploma and degree programs require lab hours. Some courses require campus attendance and/or job site experience.Will these courses transfer to a university if I decide to complete a higher degree?Moultrie Tech is part of the Technical Colleges System of Georgia. We currently hold a different accreditation than the universities. We are in the process of seeking a new accreditation so that their will be seamless transfer of courses. If your long term goal is a higher degree, one of the university system schools may be a better choice. However, our program provides an employable credential in less than 2 years. We can get you out there and get you working.What is I have a criminal record? Can I still enroll?We do not deny enrollment to any student, however, you will not be able to complete the program (any courses which have lab hours) without submitting a clear check.What are the crimes that will keep a person from working in a licensed child care center or home if the person either resides at the location or performs any services at the center or home and has contact with the children being cared for at the center or home?A covered crime for licensed child care centers or homes is being arrested, charged or convicted of any of the following crimes: 1) Any felony (A felony is any crime which carries a sentence of 1 year or more. Note: A sentence of 12 months is not the same as 1 year. Generally, if a person receives a sentence of 12 months, it is a misdemeanor conviction. A detailed downloadable listing of all felonies appears at the very end of this listing); 2) A violation of Code Section 16-5-23, relating to simple battery, when the victim is a minor; 3) A violation of Code Section 16-12-1, relating to contributing to the delinquency of a minor; 4) A violation of Chapter 6 of Title 16, relating to sexual offenses, 5) A violation of Code Section 16-4-1, relating to criminal attempt when the crime attempted is any of the crimes specified by this paragraph; or 6) Any other offenses committed in another jurisdiction which, if committed in this state, would be one of the enumerated crimes listed in this paragraph.
Program Chair/InstructorsKathryn Kent, Program ChairCampus/office #: 229-217-4179Veterans Parkway Campus, MoultrieOffice hours: Monday-Thursday 2-4 p.m.E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tina Garrick Office hours: Online Instructor Available upon request E-mail: email@example.com
Instructors Sandra Buckholts Campus/office #: 229-391-2642 Office hours: Tifton Campus M-F E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Shealiah Jordan Campus/office #: 229-391-2642 E-mail: email@example.com As set forth in its student catalog, Moultrie Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). Lisa Newton, Title IX Equity Coordinator and ADA/Section 504 Coordinator - 229.217.4132 800 Veterans Parkway North, Moultrie, GA 31788