• All high school students working with your child are enrolled in one of the two levels of Park Views’s early childhood education program.
     
    The following classes are in sequence as follows:
       
    Early Childhood, Education, and Services I 8285 
    Students prepare to be primary providers of home-, family-, or institution-based child care services by focusing on the planning, organizing, and conducting of meaningful play and learning activities; child monitoring and supervision; record keeping; and referral procedures. Critical thinking, practical problem solving and entrepreneurship opportunities within the field of early childhood education are emphasized. Practical experiences (e.g., on-site lab, local daycare centers, elementary schools, other institutions) under the supervision of the instructor are required.
     
     
    Early Childhood, Education, and Services II 8286
     Students focus on occupational skills needed by personnel employed in early childhood-related fields, such as education, medical/health care, social services, counseling, psychology, and entrepreneurship. Work-based learning experiences (e.g., on-site lab, local daycare centers, elementary schools, other institutions) under the supervision of the instructor are required. Critical thinking, practical problem solving, and entrepreneurship opportunities within the field of early childhood education are emphasized. Work-based learning methods of instruction are encouraged for this course. Students combine classroom instruction and supervised on-the-job training in an approved position with continuing supervision throughout the school year.