Welcome to the Department of Early Childhood and Childhood Education (ECCE). As a faculty we are committed to preparing competent, qualified, and caring teachers for diverse urban settings. ECCE programs prepare students for initial/professional New York State certification to teach children at the early childhood (birth to grade 2) and childhood (grades 1-6) levels and offers bilingual extensions for those who wish to work in multilingual settings and for NYS certified teachers seeking a bilingual extension in Birth to Grade 6.

ADVANCE CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS

Bilingual Extension, Birth - Grade 6

This certificate leads to an advanced certificate in literacy in Early Childhood and Childhood Education.

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Bilingual Education Extension  - Intensive Teacher Institute - Clinically Rich Program Grades Birth-6

This certificate leads to an advanced certificate in literacy in Middle Childhood and Adolescence.


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UPCOMING DEPARTMENTAL EVENTS

March 21, 2024 - March 21, 2024

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Lehman College Majors and Minors Fair

Set the direction for your future! Explore all of Lehman's majors and minors, connect with faculty and staff, and take advantage of other great opportunities!