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Early Childhood & Elementary Education

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This guide has been created to help you find information about early childhood and elementary education , and to locate related information resources available in the College Libraries and on the Internet. 

If you need further assistance in your research, don't hesitate to contact a librarian at any of our campus locations.

Education Department Information

Psychology/Sociology - Early Childhood Elementary Education

The College offers an Associate degree in Early Childhood Elementary Education. 

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of psychological concepts to the learning behavior of children and adolescents;
  • Analyze characteristics of effective teaching behaviors and “best practices” in the teaching profession;
  • Analyze the organization and funding of school systems;
  • Describe the roles of teachers, students, parents, administrators, and teacher associations in the U.S.;
  • Effectively communicate orally and in writing;
  • Demonstrate the skills and motivation for continued self-education.

Dean of Social Sciences and Business: Sandres Rapalo


Phone Number: 908-709-7508

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