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ECE Courses in Vermont

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Summer ECE Course Offerings in Vermont

The following Vermont institutions are offering ECE courses in summer 2021

Detail for Fall 2021 coming soon!

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Early Childhood Education Associate Degree

Childcare Certificate

NEW! Afterschool and Youth Work Certificate

Summer ECE courses will be offered in online and synchronous formats.

  • PSY-1020 Child Abuse & Neglect (Online)
  • PSY-2010 Child Development (Online)
  • COM-1015 Communication in ECE & Afterschool Workplace (Online)
  • EDU-2045 Curriculum Development in Early Childhood Ed (Online)
  • EDU-2042 Early Childhood Education & Afterschool Program Management (Online)
  • EDU-1225 Focused Portfolio Development (Online)
  • EDU-1250 Fostering Creative Learning for Children (Online)
  • BUS-2410 Human Resource Management (Flex)
  • PSY-2020 Infant & Toddler Development (Online)
  • EDU-1030 Introduction to Early Childhood Education (Online)
  • EDU-2043 Legal & Financial Issues in Early Childhood & Afterschool Programs (Online)
  • EDU-2041 Leadership, Mentoring & Supervision (Online)
  • EDU-2075 Literature for Children (Online)
  • EDU-1270 Supporting Young Child with Diverse Abilities (Online and Synchronous)
  • PSY-2155 Trauma: Origins & Impacts (Online)

Courses are 3-credits, open to degree and non-degree students, and are 1000/2000 level. For more information visit CCV web pages:

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The NVU- Lyndon ECE Online licensure program (birth – age 5) is designed primarily for early educators working in the field who are seeking a route to licensure while continuing to work in their child care setting. Candidates must have an AA, BA or BS and 2,000 hours of field experience prior to being admitted to the program.

Candidates who complete the requirements for this course will earn a BS from NVU- Lyndon with a degree in Early Childhood Education and recommendation for an ECE license (birth to age 5). Coursework is delivered 90% online with 10% face-to-face interaction. Courses are offered in a prescribed sequence and one at a time every five weeks during the 15-week semester, for a total of three early childhood courses each term. An additional semester long, 3000-4000 level liberal studies course is taken to meet the Vermont Agency of Education’s licensure requirements.

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Saint Michael’s offers two 3-credit graduate courses in Early Education:

  • GED 521 Early Childhood Education: Foundations
  • GED 524 Early Childhood Education: Methods and Practice

Contact: Jenny Stearns
Early Childhood Education Coordinator, Education Department

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Early Childhood Educator (ECE) and Early Childhood Special Educator (ECSE) Licensing Courses – all are 3 graduate credit courses delivered live stream and online

  • Advanced Child Development (6/12/2021 – 8/14/2021)
  • Early Language and Literacy Development (6/19/2021 – 8/14/2021)
  • Collaboration and Consultation in Early Intervention / Early Childhood Special Education (6/26/2021 – 8/24/2021)

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Detail for Fall 2021 coming soon!

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