Program Description

The Infant Toddler Certificate is designed for family child care providers, infant toddler teachers, child care administrators, directors, B-3 aides/teachers, certified providers and anyone considering entering early childhood care and education of children in the first three years of life. Completion of the four courses in this certificate, along with preparation of a portfolio, permits the student to apply for and attain the Wisconsin Infant Toddler Professional Credential from the Registry. Courses can be taken in any order and concurrently, as long as Infant Toddler Capstone is taken last. If you choose to complete "The Registry Infant Toddler Credential," you will be responsible for paying for and planning for The Registry Commission process.

Financial Aid

Not Available

Availability

Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

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at Wausau
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at Antigo
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at Medford
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at Phillips
100%
at Spencer
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at Wittenberg
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at Online

* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.

Outcomes

Graduates will be able to…

  • Increase your professional qualification - your level on The Registry
  • Have specialized knowledge and understanding of the development, needs and interests of children in the first three years of life
  • Become more marketable to prospective child care center employees
  • Become a more effective caregiver
  • Provide evidence of additional education beyond the minimum requirements for teachers of children under three
  • Establish partnerships with parents in the community
  • Care for infants and toddlers in group settings
  • Apply principles related to the care and education of children three and under

Courses

The Early Childhood Education - Infant Toddler Certificate is a 12 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

INFANT TODDLER CAPSTONE 3.00
GROUP CARE FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS 3.00
ECE: INFANT & TODDLER DEV 3.00
ECE: FAMILY & COMMUNITY REL 3.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Admissions Process

Our application process takes just a few minutes to complete, but we want to make sure you have the things you’ll need on hand to complete the application. We’re here to help if you have any questions while submitting your application.

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What’s Next?

We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.