Kendall College 13th On List of Top 25 Online Early Education Programs
Kendall College 13th On List of Top 25 Online Early Education Programs by SuperScholar Smart Choice
Chicago—March 27, 2012—Kendall College was ranked 13th on a list of the top 25 online Early Childhood Education Programs by SuperScholar Smart Choice. Publishing its first ranking of online Early Childhood Education degree programs, Smart Choice chose the top 25 colleges and universities it believes offer the best programs for prospective students in early childhood education, based on market reputation, academic quality, student satisfaction and cost.
Kendall College offers an Illinois State Board of Education-approved Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education in an Illinois certification track and non-certification track. The program prepares students to work with children from birth to 3rd grade and offers concentrations in Childhood Nutrition, English as a Second Langauge (ESL), Special Education or Infants and Toddlers. Unique to Kendall College, the program emphasizes leadership skills and relationship development, teaching students to form appropriate, inclusive relationships with students and their families.
“We are thrilled to be recognized on the list of the top 25 programs in online early education,” said Dr. Paul Busceni, Dean of the School of Education at Kendall College. “We strive to create a curriculum that prepares students to be exemplary learners, teachers, and leaders, and are honored to be acknowledged for this. We will continue to create the best program possible using our personal, passionate and professional approach to higher education.”
The SuperScholar Smart Choice ranking was designed as a tool to help prospective early childhood educators make a smart choice about where to invest their time and money in earning their degree. Only regionally accredited colleges and universities listed in the National Center for Education Statistics database and offering associate, bachelor’s, or master’s degree programs in Early Childhood Education were considered.
For more information about the award and to view the ranking in its entirety, please visit http://www.superscholar.org/top-online-early-childhood-education-programs/.
About the Kendall College School of Education:
Kendall College, founded in 1934, is located in Chicago, Illinois. Kendall offers undergraduate degrees in business, culinary arts, early childhood education, and hospitality management to a diverse and passionate community of more than 2200 students. The Early Childhood Education program in the School of Education is approved by the Illinois State Board of Education for Type 04 Illinois Teacher Certification preparation (birth through Grade 3). The program incorporates current research and theory on how young children learn; this prepares students with the knowledge and skills they need for success in early childhood education careers. Kendall College, a member of the Laureate International Universities network, is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), www.ncahlc.org.
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