The Early Childhood Education - The Registry Family Child Care Certificate is a 12 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

FAMILY CHILD CARE CAPSTONE (10307135)

3.00

This capstone experience reflects the learner's knowledge of family child care through the development of a major project. The project will demonstrate competency in the specific concepts and skills of family child care including mixed-age curriculum, quality standards, professional development, community resources, health and wellness practices, family partnerships and financial management.

FCC: FINANCIAL MGMT &PLANNING (10307303)

3.00

This course develops principles of sound financial management and the ability to apply those principles to the financial planning and management of early childhood programs and family child care programs.

SPECIAL TOPICS IN FAMILY CHILD CARE (10307350)

3.00

Learners will explore special topics relevant to the family child care setting in this class. Topics include quality standards, professional development, community resources, health and wellness practices and family partnerships.

FAMILY CHILD CARE CURRICULUM (10307351)

3.00

This course surveys the unique aspects of planning curriculum for family child care settings. Inclusive strategies through play-based learning and observation and assessment techniques to promote child outcomes will be examined. This class is aligned with the Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards and the National Association for Family Child Care Quality Standards.