School-Age Care and Education

School-Age Care and Education is a concentration of the Education major

Students interested in working with and teaching school-aged children, ages 5-12, should pursue a concentration in school-age care and education. Students can prepare for careers as leaders/teachers/administrators of youth programs, such as community-based youth organizations, before and after school programs, and other out-of-school youth related programs. The school-age care and education concentration emphasizes designing challenging and effective youth programs and developing skills in leadership and administration of programs for school-aged children.

ED 2344 Field Observation/Participation: School-Age/Youth Setting 2
ED 2455 Programming for Positive Youth Development 3
ED 3198 Curriculum: School-Age Programs 3
ED 3454 Pre-Practicum Field Placement: School-Age Care 3
ED 4566 Practicum: School-Age Care 6
ED 4566SM Practicum Seminar 0

Suggested Electives:
ED 2240 Creative Movement and Games
ED 2354 Creative Arts in Early Childhood
ED 2150 Developing Community Circles
ED 2510 Guiding Behavior
ED 2700 Early Childhood Language Arts and Literacy
ED 3200 Administration of Childcare Programs


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