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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 six (6) practicum courses:

  • ECED 1221 (1.5 credit hours) - Infant
    45 clock hours
  • ECED 1222 (1.5 credit hours) - Toddler
    45 clock hours
  • ECED 1240 (1.5 credit hours) - Preschool Age
    45 clock hours
  • ECED 1241 (1.5 credit hours) - School Age
    45 clock hours
  • ECED 2090 (6 credit hours) - ECED Student Teaching
    180 clock hours with age group of student's choice
  • ECED 2091 (6 credit hours) - ECED Administration
    The student will be placed with the director or chief administrator of and Early Childhood Education Program, and in cooperation with the director create administrative tasks to accomplish during the 180 hour experience or ten week experience.

There are prerequisites for each practicum course. These prerequisites must be completed with a grade of "C" or above.

  • ECED 1221 Infant (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 1222 Toddler ( Instructor Belle Scheef)
    • ECED 1221 Infant Practicum (may be taken concurrently)
  • ECED 1240 Preschool Age (Instructor Deanna Peterson)
    • ECED 1050 Expressive Arts
    • ECED 1110 Infant/Toddler Development
    • ECED 1120 Preschool Child Development
    • ECED 1221 Infant Practicum
    • ECED 1222 Toddler Practicum
    • ECED 1230 School Age Child Development (may be taken concurrently)
  • ECED 1241 School Age (Instructor Deanna Peterson)
    • ECED 1240 Preschool Age Practicum (may be taken concurrently)
  • ECED 2090 ECED Student Teaching (Instructor Deanna Peterson or Belle Scheef)
    • ECED 1160 Early Language and Literacy
    • ECED 2050 Children with Exceptionalities
    • ECED 2060 Early Childhood Education Curriculum Planning
    • ECED 1221 Infant Practicum
    • ECED 1222 Toddler Practicum
    • ECED 1240 Preschool Age Practicum
    • ECED 1241 School Age Practicum
  • ECED 2091 ECED Administration (Instructor Deanna Peterson)
    • ECED 1060 Observation, Assessment and Guidance
    • ECED 2050 Children with Exceptionalities
    • ECED 2060 Early Childhood Education Curriculum Planning
    • ECED 1221 Infant Practicum
    • ECED 1222 Toddler Practicum
    • ECED 1240 Preschool Age Practicum
    • ECED 1241 School Age Practicum

Credit for Work Experience Requirements

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

Practicum Instructors:

ECED 1221
ECED 1222
Belle Scheef
bascheef1@mccneb.edu
FOC 10, Room 132
402-457-2698
ECED 1240
ECED 1241
Deanna Peterson
dfpeterson1@mccneb.edu
FOC 10, Room 132
402-457-2890
ECED 2090 Deanna Peterson
dfpeterson1@mccneb.edu
FOC 10, Room 132
402-457-2890
ECED 2090 Belle Scheef
bascheef1@mccneb.edu
FOC 10, Room 132
402-457-2698
ECED 2091 Deanna Peterson
dfpeterson1@mccneb.edu
FOC 10, Room 132
402-457-2890

To begin the application process, go to "Application and Forms" on the menu to the left.

 
 
 
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