Early Childhood Education Teacher, Certificate of Achievement
Upon successful completion of the Early Childhood Education Teacher Certificate, the student demonstrates the knowledge, training, and skills of a teacher 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 developmentally appropriate lesson planning and implementation for infant/toddlers, preschool and school-age children in subject areas including science, mathematics, creative and language arts; utilization of positive guidance techniques and child assessments; planning safe and developmentally appropriate environments for children; and applying child development theory to all facets of practice with young children.
Program Learning Outcomes
Complete 21 units
Area A - Complete 7 units selected from:
Area B - Complete 16 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: 44
Complete each course with a grade of "C" or better.