Certificate in Early Childhood Education, Birth–Grade 2 Course Curriculum
The certificate program in early childhood education is a 12 credit hour program.
The program consists of the following 4 courses:
- EDU 5205—Curriculum & Instruction for Birth–Grade 2: Foundations (4 credit hours).
- EDS 511—Young Children with Special Needs (3 credit hours).
- EDR 519—Language Development and Literacy for Young Children (3 credit hours).
- EDT 593—Student Teaching in Teaching & Learning, Early Childhood (2 credit hours).
Students who complete the early childhood education certificate may apply the 12 credit hours earned in this program toward the M.S.Ed. In Teaching and Learning if they choose to apply to and are accepted into this master’s program. All courses in the certificate program must have been completed with a grade of B or better in order for the credits to be accepted.
The program is available at both the main campus in Plattsburgh and the branch campus in Queensbury.
Questions, Comments, Information?
For information about the Certificate in Birth–Grade 2 Early Childhood Education at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:
Heidi Schnackenberg, Ph.D.
Professor, Teacher Education Unit
Program Area Coordinator, M.S.Ed. Graduate Programs Office Location: Sibley Hall 309
Phone: (518) 564-5143
Fax: (518) 564-2149
Phone: (518) 564-2125