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	Sandra
 	Scialabba

Sandra Scialabba

Faculty, Early Childhood Development

Business and Public Service

Contact

Office: 803.738.7842
Email: scialabbas@midlandstech.edu
Location: Airport Campus, Saluda Hall, 142

Courses

  • Introduction to Early Childhood (ECD-101)
  • Growth and Development I (ECD-102)
  • Best Pract Sch Age & Youth Care Skills (SAC-101)
  • Growth and Development II (ECD-203)
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition (ECD-135)
  • Social & Group Care of Infants & Toddler (ECD-205)
  • Curriculum Issues in Infant/Toddler Dev (ECD-200)

Bio

Sandra has been teaching full-time in the Early Childhood Development program at Midlands Technical College since 2007. Before teaching full-time, she taught as an adjunct in the Early Childhood Development program at Midlands Technical College for two years. In January of 2006, she was presented the Adjunct Faculty Member of the Year award for the Business Department at Midlands Technical College. She is also a Master Certified Trainer for the Center for Child Care Career Development in Greenville, and has spent the last several years presenting child development workshops for child care providers at local workshops and at statewide conferences. Her prior experiences in early childhood include working as a training coordinator for Richland County First Steps, and working as a parent educator in Richland School District One and with Lexington County First Steps. While working in Richland School District One, she taught as a preschool special education itinerant and as a preschool special education teacher in a self-contained classroom for children with special needs. Before working in the public school system, she owned and operated her own family child care home for nine years.

Awards

  • 2005 Business and Public Service Adjunct Faculty Member of the Year
  • 2012 John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award

Certifications

  • Master Certified Trainer for the Center for Child Care Career Development

Professional Activities

  • Annual presentations at the South Carolina Early Childhood Association (SCECA) Conferences
  • Annual presentations at the TEAM LowCountry Early Childhood Conferences
  • Annual presentations at the Interfaith Home Child Care Trainings
  • Presentations for the Boys and Girls Club and local childcare centers upon request

Education

  • A. A. Human Services, Midlands Technical College, Columbia, SC
  • B. A. Early Childhood, Columbia College, Columbia, SC
  • M. A. Divergent Learning, Columbia College, Columbia, SC
  • 18 hours towards M. A. Early Childhood, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC