It's a future of possibilitiesWisconsin Indianhead Technical College offers flexible learning options to assist you in meeting your educational goals, as they relate to YoungStar.
Early Childhood Education Associate DegreeEarn your degree in one to two years through online, daytime or evening classes, and some Saturdays. Courses are currently available at all campus location – course formats, dates and times vary accordingly.
Program Overview:The Early Childhood Education program will prepare the student for a professional career in early childhood education. The student will learn to plan developmentally appropriate environments and activities that will promote optimal growth and development in young children.
Professional Credential for Preschool TeachersThis credential is designed to stand alone or to enhance the coursework of the Early Childhood Education associate degree program. Five out of the six required courses for this credential can also be found within the associate degree program.
Program Overview:The Professional Credential for Preschool Teachers (Wisconsin) certificate is designed for individuals working with children ages three to five. This includes family child care providers, day care teachers, nursery school teachers, certified providers, or anyone wishing to provide a quality environment and learning activities for children in this age group. Coursework consists of 18 credits, representing five courses selected from the Wisconsin Technical College System statewide curriculum for an associate degree, plus a culminating capstone course.
Professional Credential for Child Care AdministratorsIn-depth training on effective leadership and administrative roles for current administrators and staff in early care and education settings.
Program Overview:The Professional Credential for Child Care Administrators (Wisconsin) coursework provides in-depth training for effective leadership in early childhood settings. The wide variety of roles of an early childhood administrator or director are explored and addressed, including current information on organizational management, administration, policy, marketing, finances, child development, and advocacy in the Early Childhood field. The credential coursework will benefit current administrators and staff in early care and education and early intervention programs, and family child care providers who wish to gain practical information and develop a deeper understanding about the administrative role.
Professional Infant & Toddler Credential
Coming Soon – Fall 2011 – ONLINEGain knowledge of the unique skills and experience needed to provide nurturing, stimulating, high quality infant and toddler care.
Program Overview:The Professional Credential for Infants/Toddlers (Wisconsin) is designed for and will benefit infant/toddler educators, teacher's assistants, program directors and administrators from full day and half day early care and education programs including: child care centers, family child care homes, Head Start, pre-kindergarten, early intervention programs, and preschool or nursery schools. Students will gain knowledge of the unique skills and experience needed to provide nurturing, stimulating, high quality infant and toddler care.
For specific questions related to any of these credential offerings, please contact:
Divisional Dean Family & Consumer Services
715.396.6677 or 1.800.243.9482, Ext. 6217