Welcome and congratulations on your recent acceptance to White Mountains Community College Early Childhood Education Program.

My name is Robin Scott and as your academic advisor, I want you to know that I am available to you if and when you have any questions throughout your college career. My office is in room 209 and the best way to contact me is by email rscott@ccsnh.edu or by phone 342-3016.

Student entering into the ECE program are required to:

1. REVIEW THE COLLEGE WEBSITE: Become familiar with the contents. At www.wmcc.edu you will find information about classes, program of study, academic transcripts, college forms, how to access grades, etc. Of particular importance prior to beginning your college career in ECE are the Health Considerations, Character Expectations and Technical Standards. These are clear standards for success in the field.

2. CHILD CARE PERSONNEL HEALTH FORM: Early Childhood Students are required to have a current physical form on file by September 1 with the ECE Program Coordinator. This form is included in this letter. This is a requirement for participation in all ECE classes and employment.

3. NH CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK: Early Childhood Education students are required to submit to the State of NH a Criminal Records check including fingerprints. Students are required to complete this by the end of the first semester. Instructions and forms are included. This is a requirement for participation in all ECE classes and employment.

4. TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS: WMCC- ECE Program integrates technology in all classes. Students are required to learn through online learning experiences. Therefore, it is important that you have access to a computer. It is impossible to complete all assignments on your phones. Students unable to comply will not be able to register for Student Teaching or be employment ready.

If you have any questions, call or email me. I am looking forward to meeting you.