Early Childhood Education for Paraeducators Certificate
Front Range Community College

Program Details

The online Early Childhood Education for Paraeducators Certificate program prepares students to work as a preschool paraeducator, or “para” to support teachers in inclusive classrooms.  This program is designed for students who wish to work with developmentally delayed infants, toddlers, preschool, and school-age children in inclusive settings.  The curriculum provides a wide range of knowledge and skills including a solid foundation in the normal patterns of growth and development, various disabilities, giftedness, developmentally appropriate teaching techniques, and learning styles of children with developmental delays.  Courses include:
  • Introduction to Early Childhood Education
  • ECE Child Growth and Development
  • Guidance Strategies for Young Children
  • Family Dynamics
  • The Team Process

Requirements

  • High school transcript
  • College transcripts, if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission