ECE130C: After-School Basics

Credits 3 Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours 0 Lecture Hours 3
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Provides individuals interested in planning and implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum with a focus on before- and after-school care that covers kindergarten through grade 5. Topics include growth and development, learning environments and curriculum development, observation and assessment of youth, interactions and engagement; family, school and community relationships; safety and wellness, and professional development and leadership. Students learn these topics to promote respect for cultural diversity and create inclusive and respectful environments. This curriculum aligns with the National Afterschool Association and the N.H. After School Credential. Students are expected to complete 2 hours/week of observation and practice hours in an afterschool setting.