The ECE Program Administration certificate provides skills necessary to work with staff, families, and the community as well as provide leadership and supervision necessary to promote a quality early learning and care program in a variety of settings for children from birth through age 12. Upon completion, students will be placed on level 5 of the Washington State Department of Early Learning Career lattice.
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Upon completion of this program, successful students will have demonstrated the ability to apply their skills and knowledge in the following ways:
- Recognize appropriate health, safety, and nutrition practices in programs serving ages 0-12.
- Foster and mentor teachers to identify and meet individual child needs.
- Supervise and implement age appropriate curriculum through childcare routines and activities.
- Demonstrate family support and relationship-building skills with families.
- Foster and nurture staff growth and professionalism through goal setting activities and performance evaluations.
- Recognize and honor the culture and needs of families, children, and staff, in all aspects of an Early Childhood Program.
- Create and maintain a professional team environment.
- Maintain current knowledge of the field of Early Childhood Education.
- Participate in community and professional networking.