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ECEE offers a variety of programs for exploration on our website, so be sure to check them out. We have programs that lead to initial teacher certification for individuals pursuing a bachelor’s degree and those who already hold a bachelor’s degree and are career changers. We have master’s degree programs for those seeking advanced study and graduate-level endorsement programs that provide specialized preparation in mathematics, dual language immersion, coaching and reading. We also offer a doctoral program for those looking to develop their understandings and capabilities as researchers and teacher educators. Be sure to also learn about our department’s innovative centers and initiatives: Urban Child Study Center, Child Development Program, Best Practices Training and Reading Recovery. If you want more information about any of ECEE’s programs, please reach out at [email protected].
We are a community of early childhood educators committed to equity, collaboration and excellence in field-based teacher education, research and service.
As a community of early childhood educators we are striving to be: diverse, research-oriented, innovative, collaborative, recognized leaders in the field while maintaining our field based focus.
We value competence, diversity, well being of child, collaboration, reflection, trailblazing innovation, commitment, inquiry, caring trust, humor and initiative.
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ECEE Strategic Plan Goals
|Promote research and scholarship
Become critically informed and inform others of issues pertinent to early childhood education
Advocate for policies, practices, and legislation that is in the best interest for families, children, the teaching profession
Incubate and promote educational innovations
Integrate technology advances
Integrate global perspectives
Provide evidence of commitment to global/diverse/just perspectives
Empower change agents for social justice
|Strategic Plan Alignment
CEHD: Goals 1.3, 4
|GSU: Goals 3, 4
CEHD: Goals 3, 4.3, 4.4
|GSU: All Goals
CEHD: All Goals
|GSU: Goals 1, 3, 5
CEHD: Goals 3, 5