PS103 Child Development (Fisher College)

May 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm America/New York Timezone
Fisher College
118 Beacon St

Course Description: This course examines the cognitive, emotional, social, and physical development of children from birth to eight years of age. Child development theories as well as empirical research relating to each area of development will be discussed. Emphasis will be placed on the characteristics of healthy environments that promote optimal child development.

This is a BLENDED/HYBRID course. It meets once a week for 2.5 hours, with the rest of the hours completed online in Blackboard. This is a 3-credit college course.

Course Schedule: This class meets Mondays, 6:30pm – 9:00pm, May 13 – July 6, 2019

Instructor: Jessica Geilfuss

Instruction Language: English

Location: Fisher College, 118 Beacon St, Boston, MA

This course meets category 1, Child Growth and Development requirements for EEC Certifications. If you have questions or are looking for support to develop an Individual Professional Development Plan (IPDP) please contact us at

All applicants for college courses through EPS Region 6 must submit an Individual Professional Development Plan (IPDP). You can complete this online at OR email a copy of your IPDP to
Please note, applications do not guarantee a spot in the course.

Applications for this course closed Monday 5/6 at 11:59pm. You will be notified if you have been accepted or placed on the waitlist by 5pm on Tuesday 5/7.