Why Choose Early Childhood Education?
The social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development of young children is critical to their overall development and will shape the adults they will become. Be a part of caring for and developing children, and shape tomorrow's society.
All ECE students are required to complete a PPCC background check. Non-PPCC administered background checks will not be accepted.
What will I study?
As a PPCC Early Childhood Education student, you will learn about a wide array of topics from childhood development to teaching techniques. As part of your studies, you will:
- Guidance strategies for young children
- Assessing young children's development
- Explore methods of fostering creativity
- Learn techniques to promote healthy development
- Developing strategies for teaching children of various ages
Example Classes I Might Take
ECE Mission, Vision, and Conceptual Framework
Early Childhood Education faculty at PPCC are dedicated to student success. Our mission, vision, and conceptual framework allow us to promote student success and better our community.
Program Learning Outcomes
Program Learning Outcomes (PLO) are competencies with which students will be proficient at the completion of an academic program. Program Learning Outcomes link with course learning outcomes and competencies.
The Early Childhood Education Practicum Handbook is a resource for students and instructors related to practicum courses and instruction on and off campus.