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 demonstrate knowledge of strategic and fiscal planning through budget construction by developing a budget and budget notes for a hypothetical early childhood program.
  2. Students will implement ongoing professional development plans based on evaluation of staff and administrator needs by completing a written assignment.
  3. Students will evaluate components of quality programs, facilities and operations including applying Title 22 and Title 5 Code of Regulations by completing examination questions.
  4. Students will individualize mentoring and supervision strategies based on the roles and developmental stages of adult learners by completing a written assignment.
  5. Students will describe major developmental milestones for children from conception through adolescence in the areas of physical, psychosocial, cognitive, and language development through a written assignment.

Core Requirements

Complete 36 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

Early Childhood Education Practicum-Field Experience

3

CDEV 032B

Advanced ECE Practicum

3

CDEV 035

Adult Supervision and Mentoring in Early Care and Education

3

CDEV 037

Administration I: Programs in Early Childhood Education

3

CDEV 038

Administration II: Personnel and Leadership in Early Childhood Education

3

Restricted Electives

Area A - Complete 3 units selected from:

COM ST 001A

Public Speaking

3

ENG 001A

Reading and Composition

3

Area B - Complete 3 units selected from:

Associate Degree General Education Area 1B - Mathematics or Area 2 - Natural Sciences

3

Area C - Complete 3 units selected from:

Associate Degree General Education Area 3 - Humanities

3

Area D - Complete 3 units selected from:

Associate Degree General Education Area 6 - Awareness of Self and Society

3

Minimum Units Required: 60

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