The Carlow faculty believes that teaching professionals who work with young children must give evidence of:

  • Creativity and sensitivity,
  • Commitment to the development and learning of young children,
  • An appreciation of family and community relationships,
  • Skills in observing, documenting, and assessing child development,
  • Understanding of content knowledge in early childhood,
  • Skillful implementation of developmentally effective approaches and meaningful curriculum,
  • Adherence to professional and ethical standards,
  • Strong motivation for self-direction and continuing growth,
  • Openness to new theories and research,
  • Values that respect and promote the uniqueness of each person.

Explore the graduate-level programs we have in Early Childhood Education: