Early Educator Certification (EEC) Renewal (CEUs):
Early Childhood Education

Early Educator Certification (EEC) Renewal CEU courses

Johnston Community College Early Childhood Education has launched the next "era" of continuing education (CEU) courses for early care and education professionals. The courses are 100% online and are 5 contact hours in length for a total of .5 CEUs. Students are able to complete the course on their own time for up to two weeks! (Please note: BSAC is only one week in length.) You do not have to be a JCC student to take these courses. Costs range from $25 - $30.

Registration

A. Complete the Continuing Education Registration Form (PDF format requires the FREE Adobe Acrobat Reader). Please note: Faxing is the quickest way to reserve a seat. Print and fax the registration form to (919) 209-2189.


B. To register online, simply click the WebAdvisor link at the top of this page, then click on "Continue to WebAdvisor". Next, select the Continuing Education button, and then select "Register and Pay for Continuing Education Classes". You may search for classes using a keyword, course name, start or end dates, location, or instructor's last name. Select the class you want, and click "Submit". Complete the registration process. Please be advised that payment must be made using a credit card.
Please note: If you are being paid for by an agency or your employer, you will need to complete the Continuing Education Registration Form, along with your employer/agency completing this authorization form: Sponsorship Form, which must be printed on company letterhead. Sponsored students are NOT able to use online registration.

C. For registration assistance or questions, call (919) 209-2522 or reference the JCC CEU Student Online Guide which contains processes for before, during, and after your on-line CEU course.

D. Please note: All on-line CEU classes must be registered for at least 5 business days in advance in order for registration to be processed. ** Include your personal email on the registration form. Instructions on how to log-in will be sent to the email address you provide a few days before the class is to begin.**

E. Frequently Asked Questions

Course Schedule

BSAC (5 hours)

Johnston Community College is the first college in North Carolina to offer BSAC on-line. The state of North Carolina requires BSAC training for school-age professionals who plan and ensure the implementation of daily activities or supervise groups of school-age children in licensed child care programs. The modules in BSAC will cover the elements of quality care, child development, positive guidance, age appropriate activities, environmental design, health/safety, nutrition, and NC Child Care Regulations. Students will get the same information as a face to face class, but through distance learning.

Registration Fee: $25.00

2017 offerings

Course code: SEF 3001-145P
Dates/Days: March 13-20
Location: Online
Instructor: McKennies
Registration Fee: $25.00
Must register by March 3, 2017

Course code: SEF 3001-146F
Dates/Days: April 17-24, 2017
Location: Online
Instructor: McKennies
Registration Fee: $25.00

Course code: SEF 3001-145U
Dates/Days: May 22-29, 2017
Location: Online
Instructor: McKennies
Registration Fee: $25.00
Must register by May 12, 2017

Course code: SEF 3001-146U
Dates/Days: June 5-12, 2017
Location: Online
Instructor: McKennies
Registration Fee: $25.00
Must register by May 26, 2017

Course code: SEF 3001-147U
Dates/Days: July 10-17, 2017
Location: Online
Instructor: McKennies
Registration Fee: $25.00
Must register by June 30, 2017

Early Educator/ EEC Renewal Courses

2017 Spring & Summer offerings

Challenging Behavior (5 hrs)

This 5-hour (.5 CEU credit) online course was designed to help the participant to understand and manage challenging behaviors of children from birth to twelve. The focus of the module will be causes and factors of misbehavior. The factors that will be considered are the environment, expectations, health of the child, and the reasons for the behavior.

Course Code: SEF-3001-152P
Dates/Days: February 6-20, 2017
Location: Online
Instructor: A. Smith
Registration Fee: $30
Must register by January 27, 2017

Oral Language:  The Foundation of Literacy (5 hours)

The foundation of literacy development is oral language.  Language rich environments help children learn the vocabulary needed to express their basic needs, ideas, emotions, and questions.  Within this 5-hour (.5 CEU credit) session, we will discover the importance of oral language within the classroom with a focus on strategies to increase the use of oral language such as storytelling, read aloud, and through interactions.

Course Code: SEF-3001-160P
Dates/Days: March 6-20, 2017
Location: Online
Instructor: T. Padrick
Registration Fee: $30
Must register by February 24, 2017

Weaving Math and Science Experiences into the Everyday Lives of Young Children (5 hours)

The participants will discuss two of NAEYC's Position Statements: Developmentally Appropriate Practice and Early Childhood Mathematics. They will discuss the commonalities between math and science and create one activity plan for math and one for science using knowledge they acquired during these discussions. Participants will demonstrate how to integrate developmentally appropriate math and science concepts into the everyday lives of young children.

Course Code: SEF-3001-158P
Dates/Days: April 3-17, 2017
Location: Online
Instructor: A. Smith
Registration Fee: $30
Must register by March 24, 2017

Teaching the 21st Century Child (5 hours)

In this technological rich, knowledge driven century, the demand for our children to be able to compete globally are greater than ever before.  In order to be successful, children need to be equipped with 21st century skills.  But what are these 21st century skills?  In this 5-hour (.5 CEU credit) session, we will explore 21st century skills, what they are, and why they are important.  We will also discuss how to incorporate these skills into the early childhood classroom including using STEM and STEAM

Course Code: SEF-3001-159U
Dates/Days: May 15-29, 2017
Location: Online
Instructor: N. Jones
Registration Fee: $30
Must register by May 5, 2017

The ABC's of Early Literacy (5 hours)

This 5 hour (.5 CEU credit) online course was designed to provide participants with information about the development of early literacy skills in young children. Specific emphasis will be placed on utilizing developmentally appropriate techniques for facilitating phonological / phonemic awareness and pre-reading skills in preschool age children. The session will focus on enhancing literacy rich environments with the use of listening games, vocabulary enrichment activities, and games for alphabet letter names and sounds.

Course Code: SEF-3001-156U
Dates/Days: June 5-19, 2017
Location: Online
Instructor: TBA
Registration Fee: $30
Must register by May 26, 2017

For more information or to request an on-site CEU course at your facility contact:

Tonia Padrick
Director of Education Programs
Office: Health F132B
Phone: (919) 209-2500
Email: tdpadrick@johnstoncc.edu