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15676 State Route 691, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764  |  740.753.3511  |  800.637.6508
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Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education
Hocking Valley Day School Room
  • Assist in the operation of a state certified preschool
  • Create, research, and provide for children developmentally appropriate preschool materials
  • Prepare young children for kindergarten
Program Description
The Early Childhood Education program prepares students for employment or continued advanced coursework in childcare and other early education areas. Students receive instruction in the operation of a licensed preschool center located on the Tri-County campus for children 18 months through five years of age. This program also provides students the opportunities to evaluate their interest in teaching and other human service careers requiring a high level of personal interaction. Besides on-campus experience, students have the opportunity to intern or be early-placed at an off-campus institution. Real-life experiences and quality training remain the keys to our students’ successes.  Students have opportunity to belong and participate in FCCLA student organization.
Areas of Study:
  • Communication skills
  • Child development
  • Planning and record keeping
  • Maintaining a safe, healthful and educational environment
  • Preschool classroom management Interaction skills at appropriate level
  • Nutrition
  • Cooperative efforts with social service agencies
  • Laws required for childcare center operations
  • Childcare and guidance strategies
  • Computer operations
  • Leadership development
Helpful Background:
  • Interest in children
  • Good school attendance
  • Communication skills
  • Mathematics skills
  • Childcare experience
Further Educational Opportunities:
  • Associate’s degree in early childhood education
  • Bachelor’s and master’s degree in early childhood education
  • Teaching certification or license
Professional Certification Opportunities:
  • Child abuse and neglect
  • First aid
  • CPR
  • Communicable diseases
Class Champions and their Accomplishments:

This program has produced many regional and state champions in the FCCLA Skill Event and Star Events. State Star Event Champions earn the right to represent all of Ohio at the national competition.

Instructor Information
Instructor - Sharon Frame
740.753.3511 ext. 4386

Hocking Valley Day School
Kelly Adams - Director
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15676 State Route 691, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764
740.753.3511  |  800.637.6508
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15676 State Route 691, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764 | 740.753.3511 | 800.637.6508