Elementary Education Birth through Kindergarten (Class A Level Licensure)

Why Choose to add on a Licensure in B-K?

Do you want to serve as a resource in enhancing the quality of services provided to infants, toddlers, preschool, and kindergarten children? If so, this add- on licensure is for you. Candidates who seek an add-on A level license in B-K must already hold a North Carolina A- Level license in a teaching area.

Please visit our Program of Study for more information. See Department Chair for specific information regarding previous coursework that may apply.

What will you learn?

  • growth and development in young children
  • design and implementation of developmentally appropriate learning environments for young children
  • developmentally and functionally appropriate curricula
  • working collaboratively with families
  • screening and assessment procedures
  • current instructional principles, research, and appropriate assessment practices
  • culturally appropriate practices
  • incorporating technology into the curriculum

What can You Do With a Licensure in B-K?

  • Early childhood Education teacher in public and nonpublic Pre-K and kindergarten classrooms
  • Employment with Development Day Centers
  • Employment with child care centers and programs