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Leadership for Early Childhood Program Directors

Leadership for Early Childhood Program Directors (9 credits)

Designed for current and future directors and owners of early education programs.

This program meets the course requirements for the PA Key Pennsylvania Director Core Credential. It focuses on leadership, program quality, organization and administration, business management, curriculum, and pedagogy. Upon completion of the three courses apply for your PA Director's Credential (PDF).


A minimum of 15 early childhood credits.

Courses needed for this Diploma are:

EARL231 Organization & Administration of Early Childhood Programs
EARL232 Leadership Seminar in Early Childhood Education
EARL233 The Business of Early Learning and School Age Programs (formerly known as BUSA101)
*It is suggested that courses be taken one at a time

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