Colleges and universities that participate in EarlyEdU agree to the following principles:

  • Field experience must be linked with coursework.
  • Course assignments are competency-based.
  • Grades are related to performance of competencies.
  • Immediate feedback is essential.
  • A student engaged in the Community of Reflection and Practice (CORP) is key for student learning and retention.
  • The attainment of bachelor’s degrees empowers professionals and esteems the field of early childhood education.
  • Institutions of higher education (IHEs) have an important role to play in making higher education more accessible, affordable, relevant, and effective for professionals in the field of early childhood education.

Options

Course Delivery Style Instructor Coaching Companion Campus Edition (CCCE) Student Support Faculty Support Cost
1 In-Person Home IHE No Usual support provided by home IHE Faculty may choose to attend annual EarlyEdU conference Free
2 In-person Home IHE Subscription available Provided by home IHE

CCCE tutorials

Some technology support for Coaching Companion Campus Edition provided by NCQTL
CCCE tutorials

Some technology support for Coaching Companion Campus Edition provided by NCQTL

Faculty may choose to attend annual EarlyEdU conference
CCCE subscription
3 Online Home IIHE Subscription available Provided by home IHE (to include instructors who can provide feedback)

Some technology support for CCCE and E-Text platform provided by NCQTL
CCCE tutorials

Some technology support for CCCE provided by NCQTL

Faculty enroll in online course, focused on best practices for teaching online and providing video feedback

Faculty may choose to attend annual EarlyEdU conference
CCCE subscription

Technology fee
4 Online NCQTL instructor/coach Students access CCCE as part of course. Full student support includes technology, Coaching Companion, instruction, and feedback None Course fees for instruction and technology