Early Childhood Education, B.A.
120 Credits | Main Campus
Prepare to earn a teaching license in Early Childhood Education to work with children birth to age eight.
Do you want to be certified as an early childhood teacher? Do you believe in possibilities for all young children and in your role as an early childhood education teacher in realizing and expanding these possibilities?
Our early childhood education major prepares you to meet eligibility requirements for teacher licensure in early childhood education (ages 3-8) in the District of Columbia. Once licensed, candidates may apply for reciprocity in other jurisdictions.
You will complete field-based experiences during your first and second years of study, two semesters of a practicum during your junior year (four hours/week), and a final semester in a school setting for the student teaching internship (full-time). Student teaching internships are in a public, charter, and private school systems in the Washington metropolitan area, and placements are made by the university.
What You’ll Learn
- Meet eligibility requirements for teacher licensure in early childhood education (ages 3-8) in the District of Columbia
- Complete field-based experiences during your freshman and sophomore years, and student teaching experience in your senior year
- DC Public Schools
- Montgomery County Public Schools
- Prince George’s Public Schools
- Early Childhood Education Teacher
Contact Your Recruiter
The environment [at Trinity] is suitable for any type of learner.
Fidelia Perez Lopez, ’19 – B.A. Early Childhood Education
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