Certificate Program Course List

Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Leadership

Certificate (O,T,W)

The Early Childhood Leadership (ECL) Certificate is designed to enable graduates to fulfill leadership roles in early childhood education facilities. The program combines studies in best practices including creating an environment that promotes peak performance, optimizing operations to establish a successful business model, and maintaining a quality family-centered environment for young children. It prepares early childhood care and education professionals to serve as leaders in the early childhood care and education programs. Additionally, this Certificate will prepare graduates to serve as advocates for young children as the state of Delaware undergoes a transformation in its approach to preparing, certifying, recruiting, and retaining high quality teachers of young children.


Courses Credits
ECE 130 Early Childhood Leadership I 3
ECE 131 Early Childhood Leadership II 3
ECE 132 Early Childhood Leadership III 3