Early Childhood Education Associate’s Degree Cohort at Fisher College, 2018-2019 Information Session

When:
August 16, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm America/New York Timezone
2018-08-16T18:30:00-04:00
2018-08-16T20:00:00-04:00
Where:
ABCD
178 Tremont St
Boston, MA 02111
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
epsregion6@bostonabcd.org
617-348-6314

Are you considering working towards your Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education? Join us at the information session for the EPS Early Childhood Education Associate’s Cohort 2018-2019 through a collaboration between EPS Region 6 and Fisher College. At the information session you will:

  • Learn more about the EPS Early Childhood Education Associate’s Cohort (2018-2019) and how to apply for a spot in the cohort
  • Receive career and college advising support from EPS and Fisher personnel
  • Have a chance to take home prize drawings!
  • Learn about other professional development opportunities available through EPS this year
  • Receive information from Fisher College about their various Early Childhood Education programs, including non-degree certificates and Associate’s degree in ECE
More information about the cohort – visit this website

Cohort members will:

  • Be enrolled in up to five 3 credit college courses at Fisher College in the 2018-2019 school year. These courses include: ED204 Strategies for Children’s Behavior, ED205 Children with Special Needs,  ED120 Infant/Toddler Curriculum OR ED121 Preschool Curriculum, ED116 Health Safety and Nutrition, and ED223 Administering Programs for Children
    -Each course will take place Tuesday evenings, 6:30pm-9:00pm at Fisher College in downtown Boston
    -Courses are all hybrid/blended which means classes meet once a week face to face and half the coursework is done online in Blackboard
    -Each course will be 8 weeks long and the first course starts in September
  • Receive support from EPS and Fisher College personnel to complete application for Associate’s degree before the 2019-2020 school year
  • Receive support from EPS and Fisher College personnel to apply for available financial aid

Requirements to Be Eligible for the Cohort:

-Have previously taken and passed Child Growth and Development (at an accredited college or university)
-Worked in the field for at least 6 months
-Have a PQR number and currently working in a licensed/licensed-exempt program
-Priority will be given to educators who live or work in Region 6

Total cost for the cohort: $50 per course plus cost of textbooks

Frequently Asked Questions
* What language are the courses in?: English
* What if I have already taken some of the courses offered through the cohort?: That’s okay! Everyone is encouraged to apply
* Can I transfer college credits that I’ve already taken towards the Associate’s Degree?: Yes, you can transfer up to 30 credits towards the Associate’s Degree at Fisher College with review of coursework and approval by the College
* What if I am currently taking Child Growth and Development?: You should still apply if you will complete the course by September 2018.
* When will applications open?: At the information session on Thursday, August 16 and will go live on our website on Friday, August 17, 2018.