6. An Early Childhood Practicum within last 3 years
An Early Childhood Practicum, completed from an accredited university will count as a demonstrated competency. Please submit a copy of university transcripts showing that the following:
- It was an Early Childhood Practicum from an accredited university
- A grade of "C" or better was earned
- The practicum was completed within the past five years
- The practicum is at least 3 college credit hours
This demonstrated competency will expire three years after the completion of the practicum course. After three years, professionals will need to choose one of the other four options if they would like to keep their demonstrated competency current.