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Early Childhood Practicum

Welcome to Metropolitan Community College's

Early Childhood Education Practicum Website!

 

  This site will provide you with information regarding:

  • the application process
  • the practicum forms
  • syllabus and requirements for each class
  • the practicum manual

 

  There are three (3) practicum courses:

  • ECED 1221 (3 credit hours) - Infant/Toddler

(45 clock hours with infants/45 clock hours with toddlers)

  • ECED 1240 (3 credit hours) - Preschool/School Age

(45 clock hours with preschoolers/45 clock hours with school age)

  • ECED 2090 (6 credit hours) - ECED Student Teaching

(180 clock hours with age group of student's choice)

There are prerequisites for each practicum course. These prerequisites

must be completed with a grade of "C" or above.

 

  • ECED 1221 (Instructor Belle Scheef)
    • ECED 1060 Observation, Assessment and Guidance
    • ECED 1110 Infant/Toddler Development
    • ECED 1150 Introduction to Early Childhood Education
    • ECED 1220 Prepracticum

  • ECED 1240 (Instructor Jayme Hines)
    • ECED 1050 Expressive Arts
    • ECED 1110 Infant/Toddler Development
    • ECED 1120 Preschool Child Development
    • ECED 1221 Infant/Toddler Practicum
    • ECED 1230 School Age Child Development (may be taken concurrently)

  • ECED 2090 (Instructor Kathy Halverson-Rigatuso)
    • ECED 1160 Early Language and Literacy
    • ECED 2050 Children with Exceptionalities
    • ECED 2060 Early Childhood Education Curriculum Planning
    • ECED 2080 Advanced Child Development

 

 

If you have questions, or would like further information, please contact the appropriate practicum instructor:

 

   

Practicum Instructors:

 

ECED 1221      Belle Scheef                                   FOC 10, Room 132

                        bascheef1@mccneb.edu                  402-457-2698

ECED 1240      Jayme Hines                                   FOC 10, Room 132

                        jhines10@mccneb.edu                     402-457-2890

ECED 2090      Kathyrn Halverson-Rigatuso             FOC 10, Room 132

                        KHalverson@mccneb.edu                 402-457-2282

 

To begin the application process,

go to "Application and Forms" on the menu to the left.

 

 
 
 
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