Early Childhood Education Site Supervisor, Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of the Early Childhood Education Site Supervisor Certificate, the student demonstrates knowledge, training and skills to supervise single site child development programs, provide instruction to children, and serve as the coordinator of curriculum and staff development in both public and private child care centers in accordance with the Child Development Permit Matrix issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Skills demonstrated and practiced by the student include development of program policies, personnel handbooks and budgets, techniques in adult supervision, and demonstrated understanding of licensing regulations overseeing both public and private child care programs.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will apply theories of child development and principles of early childhood education to planning programs for young children.
  2. Students will gain experience utilizing techniques in adult supervision.
  3. Students will demonstrate an understanding of licensing regulations for public and private childcare programs.
  4. Students will develop parent handbooks and personnel handbooks for childcare programs.
  5. Students will demonstrate an understanding of childcare program budgeting.

Core Requirements

Complete 35 units

CDEV 021

Child and Adolescent Development

3

CDEV 025

Observation and Assessment

3

CDEV 026

Child, Family and Community

3

CDEV 027

Culture and Diversity in Early Childhood Education

3

CDEV 028

Child Health, Safety and Nutrition

3

CDEV 031A

Principles and Practices of Teaching Young Children

3

CDEV 031B

Introduction to ECE Curriculum

3

CDEV 032A

ECE Practicum-Field Experience

3

CDEV 032B

Advanced ECE Practicum

3

CDEV 037

Administration of Child Care Programs

3

CDEV 038

Financial and Personnel Administration in Child Care

3

CDEV 076

Early Childhood Education Adult Supervision

2

Restricted Electives

Complete 25 units selected from the Associate Degree General Education pattern Areas including one course from each group:

Group 1: Area 1, Language and Rationality

Group 2: Area 2, Natural Sciences or Area 3, Humanities

Minimum Units Required: 60

Complete each course with a grade of "C" or better.