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Welcome to the Early Childhood Development Library Research Guide!
This is a general guide for students interested in locating information about Early Childhood Development using library resources available at SCTC. You'll find suggestions for locating reference sources, books, periodical articles, and web resources.
Please contact a librarian if you need further assistance.
Programs at SCTC
Click the following links to learn more about the Early Childhood programs at SCTC.
Early Childhood Care/Education (AAS) Degree
The Early Childhood Care and Education associate of applied science degree program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in the field of early childhood education.
Early Childhood Care/Education (Diploma)
The Early Childhood Care and Education diploma program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in the field of early childhood education
Child Development Specialist (Certificate)
The Child Development Specialist TCC is a sequence of five courses designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in the field of early childhood education.
Early Childhood Care and Education Basics (Certificate)
The Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Basics TCC includes three Early Childhood Care and Education courses that are needed for entry-level workers
Early Childhood Exceptionalities (Certificate)
The Early Childhood Exceptionalities TCC is a sequence of three courses designed to prepare students to work with children with special needs.
Early Childhood Program Administration (Certificate)
The Early Childhood Program Administration TCC program is a sequence of three courses designed to prepare students for a job as manager of a childcare learning center or a group day care center.
Infant/Toddler Child Care Specialist (Certificate)
The Infant/Toddler Child Care Specialist TCC program is a sequence of five courses designed to prepare students with the basics needed for working with infants and toddlers.
Introduction to Child Care (Certificate)
The Introduction to Child Care technical certificate of credit (TCC) is designed to meet the minimum requirements set forth by Bright from the Start—The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) for all teachers and lead caregivers working in licensed/regulated care settings in the state of Georgia after December, 2012.
You can check out for free children's books. Just signup for an account. Open Library National Emergency Library by Open Library, a project of the Internet Archive, adding to the growing list of free sources for online reading and learning.
Bright Star: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning
Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning is responsible for meeting the child care and early education needs of Georgia's children and their families.
NAEYC National Association for the Education of Young Children
professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
Education Database This link opens in a new window
ProQuest Education Journals gives users access to over 790 top educational publications, including more than 615 of the titles in full text.
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