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KC Early Childhood Program Holds Advisory Board Meeting

The Kaskaskia College Child Care/Early Childhood Advisory Board met recently in the Life Long Learning Center on the KC Campus. The members of the Advisory Board include professionals in the Early Childhood field, including Early Childhood Education Instructors, Daycare Owner/Directors, Dual Credit Instructors, and Curriculum Coordinators. 


Ms. Myers discussed with the committee members the status of proposed changes to Kaskaskia College’s AAS Early Childhood Education Degree. The program changes are a result of the move towards a competency based curriculum. Ms. Myers reviewed information about new classes within the program that are scheduled to start in the fall.  The committee members reviewed early childhood topics such as practicum procedures, the need for qualified teachers, the program’s Infant/Toddler Practicum.


Pictured are those in attendance were Alicia Davis, Trenton; Anne Hawley Rutz, Breese; Pam Smith,  Centralia; Kathy Mulvin, Centralia; Tammy Barbre, Centralia; Whitney Crist, Centralia; and Alexis Myers, Kaskaskia College Early Childhood Education Program Coordinator.






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