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ECH Associate Degree Program Requirements for Field Experiences

 

All Early Childhood Education (ECH) Associate Degree students must have the following requirements submitted to Amy Beckwith in Stevens Halll room 123 before beginning any ECH course containing a field experience component.

  • FBI Clearance

  • Act 33 Child Abuse Clearance

  • Act 34 Criminal Record Clearance 

  • Mantoux (TB) Test:
    Valid for 2 years from date of inoculation. This may be completed by the family doctor.  It MUST be submitted to the Keeling Health Center, Please put “ECH Online Associate Degree” on the medical form.

  • Physical Examination:
    Valid for 1 year from date of issuance.  This may be completed by the family doctor.  It MUST be submitted to the Keeling Health Center, Please put “ECH Online Associate Degree” on the medical form. 

  • Required Immunizations:
    Tetanus (valid for 10 years), Polio Vaccine (proof of 4 doses), MMR: Measles, Mumps, Rubella/Rubeolla (proof of 2 doses), Hepatitis B (proof of 3 doses). Proof can be taken from the student’s primary care physician or the student’s home medical records.  If no proof is available for these immunizations, the student should contact the Keeling Health Center on campus.  The center can tell the student how to proceed in this situation.  State law requires students to have proof of these immunizations in order to enter a childcare facility.

  • Liability insurance:

This insurance is required prior to the beginning of the actual classroom field experience. This coverage can be obtained through personal insurance or by purchasing insurance through one of the links below. The liability requirement coverage is $1,000,000.

  • Questions regarding Associate degree in ECH Online program, please email Amy Beckwith or call (814)393-2404.