Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

Getting Connected

Graduates of the Department of Early Childhood Education become capable teachers who believe in the transformative power of an outstanding education. We prepare distinguished educators who work with children from birth through eight years of age in a variety of child-development and school settings.

Our experienced faculty members have expertise in a range of specialties, from urban to international education, from assessment of teaching to integrating arts and sciences curricula. They are passionate about the critical role of education in building a better society and are committed to cultivating the next generation of educators.

We offer students a foundation in childhood development theory with an emphasis on applying it in the classroom. Whether you are looking to become an educator, or are a current educator who wants to enhance your skills, our robust undergraduate and graduate programs will support your success. Or, if you are ready to become a certified teacher, let us help you through the teaching certification process.

We offer the following programs at the undergraduate level:

We offer the following programs at the graduate level:

Scholarship Announcement

Scholarships are available for undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in the Deborah Cannon Partridge Wolfe College of Education. Awards range from $250 to $1,200. Please click HERE for more information and the scholarship application. The deadline to apply is Monday, February 13, 2017.

Contact Us

Regina Adesanya, Chair
Professional Studies Building, Room 329
Email: radesanya@njcu.edu
Phone: (201) 200-2426

Norma Durant, Administrative Assistant
Professional Studies Building, Room 329
Email: ndurant@njcu.edu
Phone: (201) 200-2114

Faculty and Office Hours

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