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Family & Consumer Sciences
FC00020
Early Care & Education Teacher Assistant
525.00
This course is designed for first-year early care and education students. This in-depth study is designed to provide the foundation competencies needed for advanced-level occupations in early childhood care and education. It is aligned with the Oklahoma CareerTech duty/task lists for early childhood care and education occupations. The curriculum incorporates state licensing regulations and standards set forth by national organizations active in early childhood care and education. The curriculum offers project-based activities to assist the students in preparing for a rewarding career. Upon successful completion of Teacher Assistant, the student is also recognized as having met the Entry Level Child Care Training (ELCCT) requirements.
Holly Hanan
405-743-5466
hhana@okcareertech.org
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– Research licensing standards and accreditation sources for state

– Report on characteristics of quality child care program

– List types of child abuse and risk factors that increase chances of abuse


– State resources for dealing with child abuse and neglect

– Match types of jobs in child care to descriptions

– Identify state educational requirements for childcare positions and elements of professional development program

– Research licensing and certification opportunities for child care professionals

– Complete chart on immunizations

– Answer questions about communicable and non-communicable illnesses and diseases in child care environment

– Determine appropriate or inappropriate techniques used to avoid cross-contamination

– State general procedures for caring for a sick child

– State guidelines for dealing with children and families coping with stress

– Answer questions about general safety guidelines and transportation safety precautions and procedures

– Answer questions about precautions and procedures involving emergencies

– Define developmental stages from infancy to school age

– Distinguish among emotional, intellectual, physical, and social development

– Answer questions about heredity and environment in child development

– Answer questions about types of play and importance of play in child development

– Discuss ways in which developmental levels affect behavior and guidance

– Describe styles of care giving

– List skills for effective communication

– Select from a list of developmental milestones of infants, toddlers, two-year olds, preschool, and school-age children

– State guidelines for influencing development of infants, toddlers, two-year olds, preschool, and school-age children

– Select from a list of general information that should appear on day care child record card

– Answer questions about guidelines for recording administration of medication
– State circumstances requiring completion of accident report

– Answer questions about promoting positive parent and child care teacher relationships

– Profile community resources available to child care facility
Early Care & Education: Teacher Assistant - CTTC
http://www.okcareertech.org/testing/Skills_Standards/Human_Career_Cluster.htm

Early Childhood Care & Education - NOCTI
http://www.nocti.org/PDFs/JobReady/3016_Early_Childhood.pdf

Career Cluster Resources for Human Services
http://www.careerclusters.org/resources/ClusterDocuments/humdocuments/HUMFinal.pdf

The Child Development
Associate Assessment System and Competency Standards

Oklahoma State Department
of Human Services - Child Care Division

National FACSEd Standards
Child Care: Teacher Assistant - CIMC

Child Care: Infant and Toddler - CIMC

Early Education: Pathway to CDA - CIMC 2007

http://www.okcimc.com/ - Supplemental Instructional Videos

http://icat.okcareertech.org/facs - Click on FACS Courses/Resources; FACS Course Content; Occupational/Technology Center Courses; Early Care and Education for curriculum based websites, PowerPoints, and other resources.
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Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Human Services Early Childhood Development & Services Early Care & Education Teacher Assistant
Human Services Early Childhood Development & Services Early Care and Education Director
Human Services Early Childhood Development & Services Early Care and Education Infant and Toddler Care
Human Services Early Childhood Development & Services Early Care and Education Master Teacher