Early Childhood Education
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The Early Childhood (P-3) and Elementary (K-6) Dual Certification ECP Program supports the JSU learning-centered mission through the development of highly qualified teachers who are well prepared to instruct a diverse student population through the development of 21st century knowledge, skills, and dispositions. This program includes:

  1. Block courses in early childhood education, literacy development, and conceptual knowledge in math, science and social studies.
  2. Specialty courses in teaching diverse learners, 21st century teaching, classroom management, and reading diagnosis
  3. Coursework and clinical experiences that include co-teaching  
  4. Professional development for two Alabama Education initiatives: the Alabama Reading Initiative (ARI) and the Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative (AMSTI)

Students completing the ECP program of study will be eligible to apply for Class B Alabama Teacher certification in P-3 and K-6.  

ECP Course Projection

ECP Pathway to Graduation