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Printed on 6/6/2020

Infant and Toddler New

20-307-8 Certificate (C) 12 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Locations*: Appleton, Online

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Infant and toddler professional caregivers play a vital role in the respectful, responsible and reciprocal care of the youngest children in an early childhood setting. Upon successful completion, you’ll be awarded a certificate and prepared for the Infant Toddler 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
Infant Toddler Capstone
10-307-115
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Integrate theory, practice, and reflection of the first three Infant Toddler Credential courses and demonstrate best practices. Students will synthesize the information from the previous courses and demonstrate mastery of the competencies through the completion of a portfolio. Upon successful completion students are eligible to apply for the Wisconsin Registry Infant-Toddler Credential.
Coreq: ECE: Infant & Toddler Development 10307151, ECE: Infant Toddler Group Care 10307169 and ECE: Family & Community Relationships 10307195
ECE: Infant & Toddler Development
10-307-151
3Credit
54
108
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Teaches infant and toddler development as it applies to an early childhood education setting. Course competencies include: integrate strategies that support diversity, cultural responsiveness, and anti-bias perspectives; analyze development of infants and toddlers (conception to thirty-six months); correlate prenatal and postnatal conditions with development; summarize child development theories; analyze the role of heredity and the environment; examine culturally and developmentally appropriate environments for infants and toddlers, examine the role of brain development in early learning (conception through thirty-six months); examine caregiving routines as curriculum; and examine developmental and environmental assessment strategies for infants and toddlers.
ECE: Infant Toddler Group Care
10-307-169
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Focuses on caring for infants and toddlers in center based and family child care settings. Materials will cover program quality, philosophy, structure, environments, health and safety, developmentally appropriate practice, and inclusion/diversity issues.
ECE: Family & Community Relationships
10-307-195
3Credit
54
108
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Examines the role of relationships with family and community in early childhood education. Course competencies include: implement strategies that support diversity, cultural responsiveness, and anti-bias perspectives when working with families and community; analyze contemporary family patterns and trends; identify strategies to strengthen and support families; explore effective communication strategies; discover strategies for developing respectful and reciprocal relationships with families; analyze strategies to promote family engagement in early childhood education programs; explore a variety of formats for meeting with families in their contexts; advocate for children and families; and explore community resources that provide a range of services for children and families.

Expected Competencies


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