ECH 489 Early Childhood Student Teaching
This supervised, full-semester field-based experience is the culmination of the early childhood teacher preparation program. Early childhood teacher candidates are placed in pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, or first through fourth grade classrooms. Candidates will observe teachers, apply developmental theory and best educational practice, demonstrate dispositions for teaching, engage in ethical and effective professional practice to support the learning of all children. Prerequisites: completion of all course requirements for the early childhood certification major. Must be taken concurrently with ECH 480.