Arcadia University Offers Graduate Certificate Program in Early Childhood Leadership
Glenside, PA—July 27, 2011—Arcadia University, a leader in fostering the broad-based goals of Pennsylvania’s early childhood education initiatives, offers a 12-credit Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Leadership designed to provide leaders in early childhood education with the tools they need to manage change in this quickly evolving field.
Arcadia’s Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Leadership helps existing leaders in the field to hone their skills in managing change, supervising teaching and learning, and managing fiscal and human resources effectively. The program focuses on preparing early childhood leaders to affect real change in their organizations to nurture the teacher-parent-child relationship and to positively influence the community-at-large.
Classes are taught by highly qualified instructors in educational leadership. The 12 credits earned in this graduate certificate program may be applied to a Master of Education degree with departmental approval and advising.
Students of the program learn to integrate the following skills into their professional lives:
- Methodology for teacher supervision
- Use of teacher evaluation feedback to increase learning outcomes
- Management of budgets
- Management of multiple revenue sources
- Management of employees within the organization
- Conflict resolution
- Use of data to initiate positive change within the organization
For more information, contact Gretchen Haertsch at Arcadia’s Center for Adult and Professional Studies at 215-517-2512, or e-mail email@example.com, or visit www.arcadia.edu/ecl.
Media Contact: Donna Whitlock, Arcadia
University, 215-572-2969, firstname.lastname@example.org
About Arcadia University: Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in metropolitan Philadelphia and a national leader in study abroad and international education. Arcadia University promises a distinctively global, integrative and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and prosper in a diverse and dynamic world. The 2010 Open Doors report ranks Arcadia University No. 1 in the nation among regional universities in the percentage of undergraduate students studying abroad. U.S. News & World Report ranks Arcadia University among the top regional universities in the North, as one of the top study abroad programs in the nation, and a “Top Up-and-Coming” school. The Physical Therapy program is ranked seventh in the nation.