Early Childhood Education Degree

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The School of Education offers two Bachelor of Science degree programs in Early Childhood Education

All early childhood degree programs are offered on Campbellsville's main campus.  Bachelor degree programs are offered as degree-completion programs for students completing associate degrees in early childhood at the following off-campus sites:

  • Louisville
  • Elizabethtown
  • Somerset

The School of Education offers an IECE Professional Specialty Option in the Teacher Leader Master of Arts in Education (TL-MAE) Program.  For more information, visit the School of Education Graduate Webpage ro contact:

1.  Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (IECE)

IECE Certificate to teach children birth through kindergarten.

The IECE Program prepares students to teach in a preschool and kindergarten in a Kentucky public school and to work as a Developmental Interventionist - a certified position serving families and their children birth to age three who are at risk for disabilities.  Candidates must meet admission requirements (See CAP 2 Application).  Graduates are required to pass IECE specialty exam (Praxis II - 0023 paper test or 5023 computer test) administered by ETS and successfully complete a one-year supervised internship for full certification.

2.  Early Childhood Education (ECE)


Non-Certified degree for classified positions and other careers in early childhood that do not require teacher certification. 

3.  Associate of Science Degree and a Director's Credential are also offered.  Courses leading to the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential are offered in partnership with Head Start Agencies.

Students with a Kentucky Childcare Commonwealth Credential receive credit for ECE 111. Students with a Child Development Associate credential receive credit for ECE 111 and ECE 140.


Program Information

  • Fall 2015 Meeting of the Majors--ECE and IECE  1516
  • AS in ECE Curriculum Guide Sheet  1516
  • BS in IECE Curriculum Guide Sheet  1516
  • BS in ECE Curriculum Guide Sheet  1516
  • Course Descriptions Undergraduate 1516
  • ECE/IECE Program Brochure (PDF)  1516
  • IECE/ECE Comparison 1516
  • KY IECE Brochure  1516

Praxis Information

  • Praxis I - CASE Brochure  1516
  • IECE Praxis II - 0023 Test at a Glance  1516
  • Praxis Fee Waiver 1516

CAP Applications

  • CAP 1 Application  1516
  • CAP 2 Application  1516
  • CAP 3 Application  1516
  • CAP 4 Application  1516
  • CAP 3/4 Combined Exit Application for Candidates adding IECE to existing certification  1516

CAP 1, 2, 3 and/or 4 Documents

  • Application for Additional Academic or Certification Credentials (CAP 3/4 Combined)  1516
  • BS in ECE Curriculum Guide Sheet (CAP 1)  1516
  • BS in IECE Curriculum Guide Sheet (CAP 1) 1516
  • CA - 1 Application (CAP 4)
  • Calculating a Professional GPA (Used for CAP 3, CAP 4, and 3/4)  1516
  • CAN Check (CAP 3)  1516
  • Course Lack Form (CAP 3, 4)  1516
  • Criminal Background Report Instructions - ED 199 (CAP 1)  1516
  • Disposition Recommendation Form (CAP 2, 3, 4)  1516
  • Disposition Assessment Policy (CAP 1)  1516
  • Diversity Survey (CAP 1)  1516
  • IECE Codes of Ethics:  (Used to complete CAP 1 and reviewed at CAP 2, 3,4, and 3/4)
    • Division of Early Childhood (DEC) - Council for Exceptional Children Code of Ethics  1516
    • First Steps Provider Code of Ethics  1516
    • Kentucky Code of Ethics/Character and Fitness  1516
    • NAYEC Code of Ethical Conduct  1516
  • IECE Praxis II Statement of Understanding (CAP 2)  1516
  • Medical Form (CAP 3)  1516
  • Statement of Confidentiality (CAP 1)  1516

IECE Student Teaching (ED 450) and ECE Practicum (ECE 411)

  • IECE Student Teaching Application  1516
  • Summer Student Teaching Placement Request IECE  1516
  • CU Louisville Teacher Candidates Federal Background Request Procedure  1516
  • JCPS Leave of Absence for Classified Employees  1516
  • KAR-2-010 Initial Certification Background Reports  1516
  • Student Teaching Handbook  1516
  • ECE Practicum Application  1516

Portfolios

  • IECE CAP 3 Portfolio Chart  1516
  • IECE CAP 3 Portfolio Flash Drive Instructions  1516
  • IECE CAP 4 Exit Portfolio Guidelines  1516
  • IECE Portfolio Scoring Rubric  1516
  • Statement Verifying Original Work  1516

Field and PPD Forms

  • EPSB Field Experience - Student Teacher Checklist  1516
  • Field Experience Codes - KAR Regulations  1515
  • Field Experience Documents - Cover Letter  1515
  • Field Experience Summary Form (LOG)  1516
  • Field Experience Summary Form (LOG) - Developmental Interventionist  1516
  • Field Experience Guidelines  1516
  • IECE Field - PPD Chart  1516
  • KFETS - Creating a Login  1516
  • KFETS - Entering Field Experience Hours  1516
  • JCPS Volunteer Records Check  1516
  • PPD Experience Summary Form  1516
  • Form A

 

IECE Sources of Evidence (SE) [Forms and Information] 


  
Sources of Evidence (SoE) for Developmental Intervention
SoE 1:  Lesson Context for Developmental Intervention  1516
SoE 2:  Lesson Plan for Developmental Intervention  1516
SoE 4:  Lesson Analysis and Reflection for Developmental Intervention  1516

SoE 6:  Records and Communication for Developmental Intervention  1516

Sources of Evidence (SoE)
SoE 1:  IECE Lesson Context  1516

SoE 2:  IECE Lesson Plan  1516
SoE 2:  IECE Lesson Plan  1516 (revised January 2016)  
SoE 4:  IECE Lesson Analysis and Reflection  1516

SoE 5:  Pre-Professional Growth Plan with Self-Assessment  1516
SoE 6:  Records and Communication  1516

SoE 7:  Professional Involvement Log  1516

SoE 8:  Student Growth  1516

IECE Collaborative Leadership Project  1516

IECE Unit Development 
IECE Unit Checklist  1516

IECE Unit Framework Overview and Weekly Schedule  1516
Unit Overview Sample  1516
IECE K-W-H-L Template and Instructions  1515K-W-H-L Sample  1516
IECE Curriculum Web Template  1516Curriculum Web Sample  1516
IECE Team Agenda  1516Curriculum Web Sample with ELO  1516
Planning Unit Objectives  1516

Early Childcare and Education Professional Standards

  • IECE Kentucky Teacher Standards
  • PGES Framework for Teaching Overview
  • Division of Early Childhood (DEC) - Recommended Practices - Rev. 2014
    º  DEC Topic - Assessment
    º  DEC Topic - Environment
    º  DEC Topic - Family
    º  DEC Topic - Interaction
    º  DEC Topic - Instruction
    º  DEC Topic - Leadership
    º  DEC Topic - Teaming and Collaboration
    º  DEC Topic - Transition


Sources of Evidence and Assignment Resources

  • Adaptation Overview for Inclusion  1516
  • Adaptation Matrix  1516
  • Adaptations and Modifications by Activity  1516
  • Adaptations and Modifications by Type  1516
  • Adaptations for Lesson Plan Development  1516
  • Analysis of Student Learning - Lesson and Unit Objectives  1516
  • Approaches to Learning  1516
  • Assistive Technologies Examples  1516
  • Bloom's Revised Taxonomy  1516
  • Bloom's Taxonomy Verb Chart  1516
  • Continuum of Teaching Strategies  1516
  • Overview of 7 Co-teaching strategies and examples  1516
  • Curriculum Modifications by Type  1516
  • Degrees of Mastery  1516
  • Differentiated Instruction and Assessment Resources  1516
  • Glossary of Education Terminology  1516
  • Individualization in IECE - Differentiated Approaches  1516
  • I Can Statements - Kindergarten Samples  1516
  • IECE Kentucky Teacher Standards  1516
  • IECE KTS IX List - Includes Assistive Technology  1516
  • Learning Target Levels  1516
  • PGES Framework for Teaching Overview  1516
  • PGES Resources/PGES SMART Goals  1516
  • Specially-Designed Instruction and Supplemental Aids/Services  1516
  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL)  1516


Informal Assessment Templates

 

ABC Event Sampling Event Sampling
Anecdotal NoteFrequency Count
Annotated PhotoClass Log List - Self-Esteem
ChecklistClass Log List - Social
Checklist - Gross MotorLanguage and Literacy Developmental Rating Scale
Checklist - Speech/LanguageLearning Log 
Checklist - Self-Help Skills/Adaptive            Literacy Rating Scale
Child Work SampleRating Scale
Class Log ListRunning Records
Class Log List - Self-EsteemSpecimen Record
Class Log List - SocialTeacher Work Sample
Cognitive TasksTime Sample