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Family Child Care

20-307-5 Certificate (C) 12 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

If you plan to provide childcare in a home or family setting, this certificate program will help you examine child development, quality standards, community resources, health and wellness, and family partnerships. You’ll also learn how to promote desired outcomes through play-based learning, observation and assessment. Choose additional courses to gain skills for curriculum planning, strategies for guiding behavior or care for children at various developmental stages. Upon completion, you'll be prepared for the family child care credential from The Registry, Wisconsin's Recognition System for the Childhood Care and Education Profession.

COURSE LIST

Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

Course Title
Course
Number
Credits
Instructional
Hours
Outside Effort
Hours**
Prior Learning
Credit Eligibility
Options
Introduction to Family Child Care
10-307-301
3Credit
54
108
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Introduces family child care topics such as quality standards, health and wellness, child development, curriculum planning, guiding children’s behavior, program wellness, and provider health and wellness. This course fulfills requirements for Department of Children and Families entry-level courses Fundamentals of Family Child Care and Introduction to the Child Care Profession.
Family Child Care: Responsive Programming
10-307-302
3Credit
54
108
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Focuses on creating responsive family child care programming with an emphasis on building relationships and curriculum. Introduces important topics such as quality standards for relationships, intentional relationships, diversity and anti-bias perspectives, family partnerships, mixed age curriculum, learning environment indoor and outdoor.
Coreq: Intro to Family Child Care 10307301
Family Child Care Capstone
10-307-135
3Credit
54
108
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Demonstrate the integration and application of specific concepts and skills of family child care including mixed-age curriculum, quality standards, professional development, community resources, health and wellness practices, family partnerships, and financial management. This capstone experience reflects the learner’s knowledge of family child care through the development of a major project.
Prereqs: Intro to Family Child Care 10307301, Family Child Care: Responsive Programming 10307302; Coreq: FCC: Financial Management & Planning 10307303
FCC: Financial Management & Planning
10-307-303
3Credit
54
108
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Focuses on managing finances of a family child care with an emphasis on principles and practices for budget planning, budget preparation, and fiscal management. Introduces important topics such as quality standards for financial management and planning, business management, financial planning, record keeping, business budgets, marketing and financial management tools and systems.
Prereqs: Intro to Family Child Care 10307301) and Family Child Care: Responsive Programming 10307302; Coreq: Family Child Care Capstone 10307135

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