Early Childhood Teaching Aide

Contact Info

Barbara Pavel-Alvarez
Early Childhood Program Coordinator
Associate Professor of Early Childhood
B.S., M.S. West Virginia University
Office: ED 142
Phone: 304-367-4848

Contact Info-Janet Cole

Janet Cole
Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Program 
B. Ed. Southern Nazarene University
M. ECE Carlow University
Office: ED 140
Phone: 304-367-4853

Additional Faculty & Staff-Early Childhood

David Young
Adjunct Staff: Early Childhood

Contact Info-Brian A. Floyd

Brian A. Floyd, CEC, CCE, MA
Dean - School of Human Services
Executive Director of Culinary Academy
ACF Certified Executive Chef
ACF Certified Culinary Educator
M.A. Marshall University
Room: ED 143
Phone: 304-367-4409
Email: brian.floyd@pierpont.edu

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHING AIDE (Skill Set)


This is a 6-hour skill set in Early Childhood Teaching Aide.  This certificate will satisfy the West Virginia Department of Education’s qualifications for Teacher Aide III. People who desire employment as teacher’s aides in both elementary and early childhood classrooms will be potential students enrolling in this program. Also current Teacher Aides II will be interested in this training as it will qualify them for promotion and pay increase as Teacher’s Aid III. The intent of a prescribed curriculum is to provide a pathway from aide to teacher through a step process that begins with certifi cates earned through the Community and Technical Colleges. In this manner, the potential teacher can earn a certifi cate, meeting state requirements for college credit, at various levels that will build towards an associate and/or a bachelor degree. The certifi cate in Early Childhood Teaching Aide will lead seamlessly towards an associate degree in Early Childhood, without loss of credit and with a focused curriculum.


Early Childhood Teaching Aide........................................................ 6 SEM. HRS.

EC 1106 HEALTH AND SAFETY IN EARLY CHILDHOOD ............................. 2
EC 1107 EARLY CHILDHOOD CURRICULUM................................................. 3
EMMS 1199 PEDIATRIC FIRST AID / CPR ...................................................... 1

Substitution may be made for an EC course upon approval by Program Coordinator.


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