Student Outcomes

EARLY CHILDHOOD STUDIES LEARNING OUTCOMES                        

Through their coursework and field experiences in the B.S. in Early Childhood Studies, students develop the knowledge and skills they need to educate and care for young children ages birth through 8 in collaboration with the children’s families.  Students who graduate with the B.S. in Early Childhood Studies (any Option) have demonstrated the ability to:

- Communicate respectfully and collaborate
effectively with children, families, and colleagues

- Engage in responsive interactions with
children that support their learning

- Facilitate children’s learning through play,
exploration, investigation, and inquiry

- Plan and implement instruction and curriculum to
address goals and learning outcomes for young children

- Use appropriate strategies to assess children’s
development and learning and inform interactions, instruction, and curriculum

- Analyze learning and teaching and use their
reflections to inform and enhance their practice

- Communicate effectively and professionally verbally
and in writing

- Conduct herself or himself as an early childhood
professional and fulfill ethical responsibilities to children, families, and
colleagues

- Engage in critical thinking and demonstrate an
attitude of questioning

- Engage in self-assessment and goal setting to
promote continuous personal and professional growth

Contact Us

Department of Early Childhood Studies

034 Rounds Hall, Lower Level
8 a.m.–4 p.m., M–F

Chair: Patricia Cantor
(603) 535-2381
pcantor@plymouth.edu

Phone: 603-535-2150
Email: bgleich@plymouth.edu
(Brenda Gleich, Administrative Assistant)
Fax: 603-535-2879

Mailing Address
17 High Street
MSC #38
Plymouth, NH 03264

Center for Young Children and Families

35 Langdon Street
Plymouth, NH 03264
7 a.m.–5:15 p.m., M-F

Phone: 603-535-2299
Email: naldrich@plymouth.edu
(Nancy Aldrich, Program Assistant)
Fax: 603-535-2879

Mailing Address
17 High Street
MSC #46
Plymouth, NH 03264