Program Learning Outcomes

Child Care and Education AAS

  • Demonstrate professional behaviors consistent with the childcare professional code of ethics
  • Examine and demonstrate understanding of developmental stages of children, ages of pre-natal through eight
  • Demonstrate knowledge of health, safety, and nutrition requirements in childcare programs
  • Examine and evaluate early childhood career options
  • Communicate effectively with children, families, and co-workers
  • Create and/or implement developmentally and culturally appropriate learning experiences for children based on age/developmental stage
  • Recognize and demonstrate understanding of diverse family situations and identify appropriate resources
  • Apply appropriate guidance strategies for children based on knowledge of developmental stages
  • Demonstrate knowledge in the care and planning for children with special needs
  • Demonstrate understanding of indicators and reporting procedures of abuse and neglect
  • Demonstrate appropriate relationships with infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and school age children, birth through age eight
  • Plan and implement an appropriate program for identified age/developmental level
  • Apply observation skills to develop an appropriate assessment

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