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Education for Younger Children, Birth to Kindergarten, General and Special Education, B.A., B.S.

This program prepares professionals to teach and direct programs for typically and atypically developing children from birth through kindergarten in general and special education settings.

Program Overview

The education for young children, birth to kindergarten, general and special education program emphasizes content specific to children within the birth-kindergarten continuum, whole child development, special education, family and community relationships, and content knowledge and pedagogy. It results in teacher certification from the Michigan Department of Education for children, birth to kindergarten, with and without disabilities or delays. Candidates will earn a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree.

Why Study Birth-K Education at Grand Valley?

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