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Early Care and Education, Certificate of Completion

Requirements

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门This certificate is for students interested in increasing their skills in working with children in child care and preschool programs. Individuals are prepared to work as technicians in public education classrooms and as teacher aides in private centers or Head Start.

Total Program Credits: 302020欧洲杯夺冠热门

Discipline Core Requirements: 28 Credits
Complete the following courses:*  
  PSY 1100 Human Development Life Span (C grade or higher)** 3
  EDEC 1640 Childrens Music and Movement 2
  EDEC 2300 Including Young Diverse Learners*** 2
or EDSP 340G Exceptional Students (2.0)  
  EDEC 2500 Child Development Birth to Eight Years*** 3
  EDEC 2600 Introduction to Early Childhood Education**** 2
  EDEC 2610 Child Guidance 3
  EDEC 2620 Early Childhood Curriculum 3
  EDEC 2630 Literacy and Literature for Early Childhood 3
  EDEC 2700 Early Childhood Practicum 3
  EDEC 2720 Early Childhood Assessment 2
  EDEL 2200 Computer Technology in Education 2
 Elective Requirements: 2 Credits
  Advisor Approval 2

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 30 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above. C- grade or higher in all program courses unless otherwise specified.
  3. Residency hours -- minimum of 10 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements.
  5. First aid/CPR certification, food handler's permit, portfolio review and acceptance by Education Committee.
footnotes
*ACT 21+ or ENGH 1005 or ENGL 1010 with a C- grade or higher except for PSY 1100, EDEC 1640, and EDEL 2200
**This course must be taken before EDEC 2300 and EDEC 250
***PSY 1100 is a prerequisite for these courses
****Must receive a B- grade or higher in this course prior to enrolling in EDEC 2700 and EDEC 2720

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.


Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
PSY 1100 Human Development Life Span (*) (**) 3
EDEC 2300 Including Young Diverse Learners  (*) (***) 2
EDEC 2500 Child Development Birth to Eight Years  (*) ( ***) 3
EDEC 2600 Introduction to Early Childhood Education  (*) ( ****) 2
EDEC 2610 Child Guidance (*) 3
Elective   2
  Semester total: 15
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
EDEC 1640 Children's Music and Movement  (*) 2
EDEC 2620 Early Childhood Curriculum  (*) 3
EDEC 2630 Literacy and Literature for Early Childhood  (*) 3
EDEC 2700 Early Childhood Practicum  (*) 3
EDEC 2720 Early Childhood Assessment  (*) 2
EDEL 2200 Computer Technology in Education  (*) 2
  Semester total: 15
  Degree total: 30

*ACT 21+ or ENGH 1005 or ENGL 1010 with a C- grade or higher except for PSY 1100, EDEC 1640, and EDEL 2200.

**This course must be taken before EDEC 2300 and EDEC 2500

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门***PSY 1100 is a prerequisite for these courses

****Must receive a B- grade or higher in this course prior to enrolling in EDEC 2700 and EDEC 2720

Department

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2020欧洲杯夺冠热门Elementary Education

Location:2020欧洲杯夺冠热门

ME 116

Telephone:

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门801-863-8228

Email:2020欧洲杯夺冠热门

eled@dentu-rouso.com

Web Address:

dentu-rouso.com/education/elementary/

Chair:

Elaine Tuft

 
 

Mission Statement

The UVU School of Education prepares educators and clinicians to have a positive impact through meaningful innovation, engaged pedagogy, rigorous preparation, inclusion and diversity, and transformative communities.
 
 

Elementary Education2020欧洲杯夺冠热门


Advisement Center:


Advisors:

 

Early Childhood Education Program2020欧洲杯夺冠热门

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门The Early Childhood Education program is strongly aligned with community needs. It provides instruction and preparation for those seeking to work with young children in preschool and day care facilities. It provides a strong experiential program through course work, observations and practicum.

Professional Elementary Teacher Education Program2020欧洲杯夺冠热门

The Professional Elementary Teacher Education Program at Utah Valley University is designed to prepare quality, entry-level candidates for teaching in elementary education programs grades K-6. Students successfully completing the UVU professional teacher education program graduation and licensure requirements receive a baccalaureate degree in Elementary Education and a Utah Professional Teaching License.

The UVU teacher education initial licensure program is accredited by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP) and Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, and approved by the Utah State Board of Education.

Career Opportunities

Early Childhood Education Program

Career opportunities include: teaching in early childhood programs and child care centers, Head Start teacher and teacher aide, teacher aide in elementary school, teacher aide in special education classes, owner and/or director of preschool or child care center.

Professional Elementary Teacher Education Program2020欧洲杯夺冠热门

2020欧洲杯夺冠热门Upon successful completion of the UVU Professional Teacher Education Program and the Praxis Subject Assessment, students are recommended to the Utah State Board of Education for an Elementary Education professional educator license.This license allows individuals to teach in Utah elementary schools.

Certificates/Degrees

Certificate of Completion in Early Care and Education, Associate in Science (AS) in Early Childhood Education, Associate in Science (AS) in Pre-Elementary Education, Baccalaureate of Science Degree (BS) in Elementary Education. 2020欧洲杯夺冠热门

Admission & Retention2020欧洲杯夺冠热门

Admission to the Education Program is required for enrollment in professional studies level courses. Admission criteria*: 1) Praxis (5001) Scores (required scores: Read/Lang. Art = 157, Math = 157, Social Studies = 155, Science – 159); 2) GPA of 3.00 or higher (including B- or higher in all EDEL pre-professional emphasis courses); 3) a grade of B- or higher in ENGL 2010 and a C or higher in all required math courses; and 4) Completion of the coursework for the Associate of Science degree in Pre-Elementary Education or equivalent. Applicants are accepted into the Teacher Education Program for fall and spring semesters after meeting entrance requirements.

*Please contact the Elementary Education Advisors for the current admission requirements. Admission to the teacher education licensure program is a separate process from and in addition to admission to Utah Valley University. Meeting the minimum requirements qualifies the student to be considered for admission.

To continue in the program, students are expected to maintain all program standards. They must maintain expected levels of competence in all coursework, field work, and student teaching with all course grades at or above a B- and a program GPA of 3.00 or higher. Additionally, teacher candidates are expected to adhere to standards of personal integrity, responsibility, and citizenship commonly expected of professional educators.

 
 

School of Education2020欧洲杯夺冠热门

  • Dean: Vessela Ilieva
  • Office: ME 117b
  • Telephone: 801-863-5183
 
 

Faculty

Lorilynn Brandt(2009)

Associate Professor

Department: Elementary Education
Faculty

Department: Education Graduate Studies

B.S., Elementary Education, M.Ed., Reading and Literacy, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, Utah State University.

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Elaine Byrd(1992)

Professor

Department: Elementary Education
Faculty



B.S., Social Work, Ed.D., Teacher Education/Literacy, Brigham Young University; M.A., Education/Reading Specialist, Hood College, Maryland

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Andria R. Disney(2019)

Assistant Professor

Department: Elementary Education
Faculty



BA, Communication Studies, University of Montana, Med, Educational Leadership, Northern Arizona University, M.Ed, Elementary Education, Northern Arizona University, EdD, Curriculum & Instruction, University of Montana,

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Debora Escalante(2009)

Associate Professor

Department: Elementary Education
Faculty

Department: Education Graduate Studies

B.A., Theatre and Cinematic Arts, M.A., Theatre, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Instructional Technology, Utah State University.

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Nicole Gearing(2018)

Assistant Professor

Department: Elementary Education
Faculty



B.A., Elementary Education, Thiel College, M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, Grand Canyon University, Ph.D., Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Georgia State University.

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Vessela Ilieva(2010)

Associate Professor

Department: Elementary Education
Faculty

Department: Education Graduate Studies

B.S., Mathematics Education, Utah State University; M.S., Electronics Engineering, Technical University; M.Ed., English as a Second Language, Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, Utah State University.

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Sandy Jay(2011)

Associate Professor

Department: Elementary Education
Faculty

Department: Education Graduate Studies

B.S., Elementary Education, M.S., Curriculum & Instruction, Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., Elementary Education, Florida State University.

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Mi Kang(2011)

Associate Professor

Department: Elementary Education
Faculty

Department: Education Graduate Studies

B.A., M.Ed., Korean Language and Literature Education, Chonbuk National University; M.S., Educational Leadership, University of Oregon; Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Keri Measom(2012)

Lecturer

Department: Elementary Education
Faculty



B.S., Elementary Education, Southern Utah University; M.Ed., Education, Brigham Young University.

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Michael Patch(2007)

Associate Professor

Department: Elementary Education
Faculty

Department: Education Graduate Studies

B.A., Communication, M.Ed., Elementary Education, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., Curriculum & Instruction, University of Nevada.

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Nancy Peterson(1997)

Professor

Department: Elementary Education
Faculty

Department: Education Graduate Studies

B.S., Elementary Education, Brigham Young University; M.Ed., Early Childhood Education, Old Dominion University; Ed.D., Curriculum & Instruction, University of Virginia.

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Krista Ruggles(2016)

Assistant Professor

Department: Elementary Education
Faculty



B.A.E., M.Ed., Elementary Education, Ph.D., Curriculum & Instruction, University of Florida.

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Tracy Sermon(2001)

Sr. Lecturer

Department: Elementary Education
Faculty



B.S., MHSD Early Childhood/Elementary Education, Virginia Polytechnic Institute; M.S., Family Science, Brigham Young University.

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Ann Sharp(2009)

Associate Professor

Department: Elementary Education
Faculty



B.S., Elementary Education, M.S., Education, Educational Studies, University of Utah; Ph.D., Educational Psychology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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John Smith(2018)

Professor

Department: Elementary Education
Faculty



B.S., Elementary Education, Brigham Young University; M.A., Elementary Curriculum, University of Utah; Ph.D., Curriculum & Instruction, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

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Mary Sowder(2008)

Associate Professor

Department: Elementary Education
Faculty

Department: Education Graduate Studies

B.A., Music, Chapman University; M.S., Computer Education, NOVA Southeastern University; Ph.D., Teacher Education, University of Nevada.

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Elaine Tuft(2006)

Associate Professor

Department: Elementary Education
Department Chair

Department: Education Graduate Studies

B.A., Elementary & Early Childhood Education, M.A., Elementary Education, Utah State University; Ph.D., Curriculum, Teaching & Educational Policy, Michigan State University.

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Nichole Wangsgard(2015)

Associate Professor

Department: Elementary Education
Faculty



B.S., Exercise Science, Weber State University; M.S., Special Education, University of Utah; Ph.D., Special Education, University of Northern Colorado.

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Sandie Waters(2008)

Associate Professor

Department: Elementary Education
Faculty



B.A., Sociology, St. Mary’s University; M.A., Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University; Ph.D., Instructional Technology, Utah State University.

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Sue Womack(2012)

Assistant Professor

Department: Elementary Education
Faculty



B.A., Child Development, M.A., Education, Educational Technology, California State University; Ph.D., Education Leadership & Foundations, Brigham Young University.

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Careers

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Individuals are prepared to work as aides in public education preschool classrooms, private centers, Head Start, or own and direct a private preschool or child care center.

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