Early Childhood Administration 7115

Certificate Code 7115
Certificate Name Early Childhood Administration
Description THIS PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY SUSPENDED

This is a part-time, post-diploma graduate certificate program for Early Childhood Educators who want the essential supervisory, administrative and management skills to advance their careers. You will study predominantly online with two or three in-class evening sessions per course enabling professionals to learn the latest theories, exchange ideas and network with other professionals, without leaving their jobs. Courses are designed to help graduates meet the Occupational Standards for Child Care Administrators developed through the Child Care Human Resources Sector Council.

Orientation Session:
This orientation session clarifies the program emphasis and your role within it. Please join us to discuss on-line learning and have your questions answered.


Admissions Requirements Admission Requirements:
1. Ontario College Early Childhood Education Diploma or Letter of Equivalency from the AECEO.

Completion Requirements:
There are six academic courses and one supervised field practicum. A minimum 'C' grade must be maintained in each course to continue within the program.
LEVEL 1
ECAD-101 Developing Child Care Programs
ECAD-102 Health and Safety Compliance
ECAD-103 Creating a Positive Work Environment
ECAD-104 Finance

LEVEL 2
ECAD-205 Human Resources
ECAD-206 Family and Community Relations
ECAD-207 ECE Administrators Field Placement
Notes On-line Learning Technical Requirements:

Due to the on-line nature of the program students
will require access to:

Operating systems: Computers should be optimized to run one of the following:
Windows XP, 2000, Vista, or 7
Mac OS 1.3 and higher

Browsers:
IE 6, 7, 8 (There are some documented issues with version 7)
Firefox 3.x
Chrome 1.x
Safari 3.x

Plug-ins:
Current Java versions (ver.9 currently)
Flash plug-in

Multimedia capability:
Speakers, Microphone, or combination headset
Web camera
Note: There are some documented issues with Internet Explorer 7.
Contact Telephone 416-289-5303, press 1
Contact E-mail communitystudies@centennialcollege.ca

Mandatory Courses

Course Code Course Name
ECAD-101 Developing Child Care Programs
ECAD-102 Health and Safety Compliance
ECAD-103 Creating a Positive Environment
ECAD-104 Finance
ECAD-205 Human Resources
ECAD-206 Family and Community Relations
ECAD-207 ECE Administrators Field Placement