|Early Childhood Education|
The Early Childhood Education program has received national recognition from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
The Early Childhood Education Department at Manhattanville College prepares students to work as socially responsible, caring, reflective teachers of children from Birth through Grade 2. We help students learn to nurture and support children's growth, development and learning, while respecting and collaborating with their families and communities.
The School of Education is pleased to announce the approval of a Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Early Childhood and Special Education. Classes will begin in the Fall 2012 semester.
The Early Childhood Department and the Early Childhood Alumni Association will co-sponsor our 3rd Early Childhood conference on October 6, 2012 at 8:00am-1:00pm, entitled "The Young Exceptional Child." The conference will include speakers on topics such as early identification of children with special needs, ADHD, autism, Asperger's syndrome, hearing and visual impairments, learning and physical disabilities and gifted and talented.
The Early Childhood Department strives to ensure that all students in the Program will:
Further, we believe that:
Over 300 people attended the conference on October 1, 2011. Attendees included presenters, researchers, undergraduate and graduate students, professors, parents, principals and teachers from the Tri-State area, as well as California, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Please view our