CULLOWHEE Western Carolina University, in partnership with Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, will offer interested students an opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree in birth through kindergarten education beginning in June.

An information session for the program will be held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, in Room G-43 of the Tower Building on A-B Tech's Enka campus.

Designed for adults who intend to enroll as part-time students, all classes will be offered on the Enka campus using on-site classroom instruction.

Students in the program will obtain bachelor's degrees or licensure to serve children ages birth through 5, with or without disabilities, and their families.

Enrollment is open to students who hold an associate's degree or have earned 60 hours toward a two-year degree in early childhood education with a minimum of a 2.5 grade point average.

Students who wish to apply for enrollment at the information session should bring $40 for the application fee. Checks should be made payable to Western Carolina University.

For additional information, contact Patsy Miller at Western's Asheville office at (828) 251-6642, or via email at miller@email.wcu.edu.

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