Early Childhood Education Resource Teacher Certificate
Credential: Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Program Number: 813
This post-diploma program provides Early Childhood Education graduates with the training required to work with preschool children with exceptionalities. The curriculum focuses on inclusive practices, assessment and programming, and community collaboration techniques. Additionally, two field placements enhance student learning experiences. Graduates will be qualified to become Resource Teachers as defined by the Day Nurseries Act.
- An E.C.E. diploma or recognized equivalent.
- Previous experience with children with exceptionalities is strongly recommended
This program begins in Fall 2013. Application forms must be submitted by August 1st for consideration.
PROGRAM OF STUDIES
This program has a blended delivery. All 6 courses will have an online component as well as an in-class component in the evenings or on the weekend. Details about the make-up of each course will be available in the CE catalogue each semester.
The program can be completed over one year by taking two courses at a time for three consecutive semesters OR it can be completed over two years by taking one course at a time for six consecutive semesters. Field placements are in addition to these time frames. Course costs will be available in the CE catalogue each semester.
|Course Number||Course Name||Prerequisite|
|EDUCRT001||Introduction to Resource Teaching|
|HMNSRT011||Individual Developmental Planning 1||
|HMNSRT031||Working with Families|
|HMNSRT061||Advocacy in the School and Community|
|HMNSRT041||Individual Developmental Planning 2||
|WORKRT021||Field Practicum 1||
|WORKRT051||Field Practicum 2||
HMNSRT041 and WORKRT021
Graduates from this program may find employment as a Resource Consultant, Support Facilitator, or ECE Professional with Hamilton Health Sciences.