May 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECED: Administration, Management, and Leadership Certificate (ECAD-CC)

Location(s): Asnuntuck, Capital, Gateway, Norwalk

CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

This administrator’s certificate is designed to provide a balanced, high-quality education for current and prospective administrators that serve the educator, and all families and young children. Course work is completed in the areas of administration and leadership, education, psychology, communications, inclusion and equity, and business management that mirror the required state competencies. Students who complete this certificate are qualified to serve in an administrative role in an early care and educational setting that meets the diverse needs of all children between the ages of 0 and 8. 

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the certificate, a recipient should be able to: 

  • Develop and maintain an effective organization, curriculum, and physical facility. 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the administrator’s responsibilities using acquired knowledge and skills. 
  • Administer, manage, and maintain standards of quality childcare and education programs. 
  • Foster positive community and family relationships. 
  • Apply basic business management knowledge, tools, and skills. 
  • Plan, implement, and guide effective administrative and management systems, policies, and procedures in care and education.