Graduate Certificate in Teaching & Diversity in Early Childhood Education
Walden University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Diversity in Early Childhood Education focuses on the complexities of culture and the vital role that cultural responsiveness plays in fostering children’s healthy development and learning.

Examine the components essential to effective early childhood programs and explore practical, research-based strategies for creating environments where all children and families can thrive and grow. Acquire skills to recognize and effectively address bias and stereotypes that can affect young children’s development and relationships with families.

Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree or higher

Special Accreditation

Walden University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) for a period of 7 years, from 2012 to 2019. In 2013, NCATE merged with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council to form the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Walden University is eligible for and will seek accreditation based on CAEP standards beginning in fall 2018.

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission