ED201/222 Preschool Practicum

Prerequisite: Completion of one-half the credits required for a certificate or degree, including PS103, ED121, and ED103. Consent of the Program or Site Coordinator required for placement.

This 150-hour practicum provides students with opportunities to integrate theories of child development with preschool age children in group settings.  The internship provides experiences consistent with state and national guidelines, including supervision and ongoing group seminars. Students will develop an awareness of appropriate adult/child interaction while developing positive employee skills. Basic skills in planning and implementing a daily routine and curriculum activities for children from 3-5 years of age are also presented. In accordance with MA Department of EEC, students will be observed by their College faculty supervisor a minimum of three times over the semester. This course may be repeated one time only for additional credit. The second experience must be distinct and differ from the first experience. ED201 is a pre-requisite for ED222.

4 Credit Hours

Course Descriptions » Early Childhood Education


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