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Learning early

Monday, November 21, 2011

Dee Beydler, instructor of Sikeston Career and Technology Center's two-year preschool teaching program, helps a child with a craft project. The program provides area high school students the opportunity to become certified in child care, and it also houses the Bulldog Preschool for 3- to 5-year-old children of R-6 staff members.
(Photo by Leonna Heuring, Staff)
SHS students benefit from preschool teaching program


SIKESTON -- Before Sikeston High School senior Dustin Chaney graduates this spring, he will have early childhood education college course credits in place and the training necessary to become a certified preschool teaching assistant.

Chaney, who plans to pursue a teaching degree, said he owes it all to the two-year preschool teaching program offered through the Sikeston Career and Technology Center.

"It's a perfect class," Chaney said, adding he appreciates the hands-on learning experience the program provides.

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