School-Age Child Care, Specialized Diploma


Credits earned (9) will apply towards an AAS degree in Early Childhood Education: Infant to Grade 4.

This program provides training for teachers and school-age providers in school-age childcare centers and before/after school programs. Coursework covers successful youth programing, such as observation and assessment, planning, interaction with families and communities, social-emotional development of school-age students, management and leadership of school-age programs, and professional Code of Ethics and Standards for before and after school programs. Candidates are prepared for the Pennsylvania School-Age Professional Credential.



Required Courses

EARL102Introduction to School Age Child Care

3 credits

EARL103Society and the School Age Child

3 credits

EARL104School Age Child Care Professional

3 credits

Total Credit Hours: 9