This Practicum is the first of two senior Practicum experiences in which students assume teacher responsibilities in an Early Childhood setting (i.e. infant/toddler; preschool; kindergarten or school-age program) under guided supervision with a qualified mentoring teacher. Students will practice intentional teaching in their work with young children by planning and implementing activities and preparing an environment for their classroom. Students will complete 90 Practicum hours at a college approved Early Childhood program and may not be able to complete hours at their worksite. Pre-requisites: ECE 100G, 116G; 112G (ECE112G requires a C+ or better to enroll in ECE202); Child Care Personnel Health Form on record with no physical or mental restrictions that indicate the student should not be around children; successful background check as required by NH Child Care Licensing Bureau; reliable transportation to practicum site; cumulative GPA of
2.5 or better in ECE coursework and 2.0 overall GPA and permission of the Program Coordinator.
All semesters