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

August 16, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm America/New York Timezone
178 Tremont St
Boston, MA 02111

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.