Department Information

Chair:
Kimberly Rombach, Chair and Professor
Education Building, Room 1241
Phone: 607-753-2706
Fax: 607-753-5976
Email:
kimberly.rombach@cortland.edu
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Majors/Minors

Childhood Education (1-6) [EDC]

The childhood education major prepares students to become elementary school teachers in grades 1-6. Students learn to develop curriculum in all areas of the New York State Learning Standards. For more information about this program, contact the Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department.

Career Potential

  • Elementary school teacher
  • Educational resource coordinator
  • Sales representative in training and educational programs

Program Details for Childhood Education (1-6) [EDC]

Early Childhood and Childhood Education (Birth-6) [EDD]

This major in the Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department prepares students to have dual certification in early childhood and childhood education for teaching from birth through grade 6.

Program Details for Early Childhood and Childhood Education (Birth-6) [EDD]

Early Childhood Education (Birth-2) [EDE]

This major in the Childhood/Early Childhood Education Department prepares students to become early childhood educators in preschool settings through grade two. Students learn to create high-quality environments that respect children and their families, are developmentally appropriate, and are child centered.

Career potential

  • Teacher of preschool through Grade 2 (birth to 8 years old)
  • Child-care provider
  • Child-care center director
  • Resource and referral counselor

Program Details for Early Childhood Education (Birth-2) [EDE]