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Early Childhood Education Assistant


Family, Consumer & Health Sciences Division
Upon successful completion of the Early Childhood Education Assistant Certificate, the student demonstrates the knowledge and skills of an assistant in a private child care center or a publicly-funded child care center in accordance with the Child Development Permit Matrix issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Skills demonstrated and practiced by a student include an awareness of normal developmental characteristics of children, ability to follow a curriculum plan and schedule that meets children's needs as directed, and a basic understanding of family dynamics and differences in child rearing styles.

Total Units Required 6
Required Courses Units
FCS 26 Child, Family, and Community 3
FCS 28 Health and Safety in Child Care 2
FCS 63 Child Discipline 1




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