Working with children is a highly rewarding career path. From teachers to counselors, pediatricians to paraprofessionals, those who work with children have the opportunity to help and guide our future generations. If you have a special place in your heart … Continue reading 6 Examples of Careers that Involve Working with Children (and How to Land One!)
Early childhood describes the period of time between a child’s birth and the age of eight. Early childhood education, however, typically refers to the teaching of children between infancy and kindergarten age. These are some of the most important years … Continue reading The Importance of Early Childhood Educators
There is increasing awareness around the importance of early childhood education, which has led to a greater demand for early childhood educators. More parents are seeking high quality educational options for their little ones, and with good reason. Between birth … Continue reading Early Childhood Credentials in Connecticut
Some of the most dynamic years for learning start the minute a child is born. From infancy to age 8, children undergo their most rapid period of brain development (and, therefore, their most important period for learning) in life. Early … Continue reading Becoming a School Readiness Teacher
If you love children, you may be thinking about pursuing a career in early childhood education. You may already know that young children’s brains are like little sponges. The first eight years of a child’s life are known as the … Continue reading Why Educators Must Understand Early Childhood Development
Maureen Cruz has been entrenched in Early Childhood Education since she was a child. Her mother, self-described as her most influential teacher, was an early childhood educator, and as a youngster, Maureen would often visit her mom at work. As … Continue reading Teachers of Early Childhood Education: A customary Cruz family career
From imaginative play to innovative professional: How Child Study graduate, Maureen Moore, instructs and impacts Early Childhood Education, and the lives of students facing social emotional struggles. As a child, Maureen Moore was full of energy. From a young age, she … Continue reading From Imaginative Play to Innovative Professional
“Children’s play is not just kids’ stuff. Children’s play is rather the stuff of most future inventions.” – Fred Rogers For decades, Fred Rogers (“Mr. Rogers”) shared many important and meaningful lessons with children through his educational television series. He … Continue reading School for Thought: Why Become an Early Childhood Teacher Today?
Early childhood is one of the most dynamic periods for learning and development. It is also one of the most fun and engaging stages of life, in which children are absorbing information like sponges, and almost always eager to learn … Continue reading How to Earn Your ECE or Preschool Teacher Certification in Connecticut
“Early Education is the key to the betterment of society.” – Maria Montessori Early childhood is such an important time for learning. This phase – which spans the first 8 years of life – is the most rapid period of … Continue reading How to Become an ECE Teacher in Connecticut
Early childhood education is one of the most important and impactful careers you can pursue. And if you ask any early childhood educator, they’ll likely tell you how much they love what they do. Right now, you might have a … Continue reading School for Thought: Why Study Early Childhood Education?
Childcare center directors, much like their name implies, are the head of a preschool, daycare, or other early childhood education setting. Not only do they interact with young children on a daily basis, they also coordinate and design the care … Continue reading How to Become a Childcare Director in Connecticut
If you love working with children, and have a passion for helping them grow, early childhood development or education may be the career path for you. The question is, what does each field involve, and how do they differ? To … Continue reading Early Childhood Education vs. Early Childhood Development Degree: What’s the Difference?
For anyone who is interested in a career working with children, there are few things as joyful in life as seeing a young kid’s face light up when he or she has been inspired. Whether you imagine that child as … Continue reading The Ultimate List of Early Childhood Education Careers
During a child’s first few years of life, more than one million new, neural connections are formed within the brain every second. These neural connections, according to Harvard researchers, are exactly what build the brain’s architecture and foundation for all … Continue reading What is Early Childhood Education, and is it the Right Career for You?
If you have a love for young children and desire to help mold young minds, you may be considering becoming a teacher. Teachers equip students with knowledge and tools needed to succeed in school and, oftentimes, in life. It is … Continue reading Infant, Toddler, and Preschool Teacher Requirements in CT
If you love children, have a passion for teaching, and want to make a difference in people’s lives on the day-to-day, you may be considering a career in education. It’s no wonder why. Teachers are some of the most valued, … Continue reading Early Childhood Education vs. Elementary Education: Which Career Environment is Right for You?
Early childhood educators are among some of the most important professionals out there today. Why? Because they are guiding the minds of our next generations – our children. Early childhood educators work with children under the age of eight, teaching … Continue reading Your Early Childhood Education Degree Options