Skill Award in Child Development Associate Teacher
This entry level program allows the student to explore the field of child development and prepares the student to work as a child development aide or assistant teacher in the field of early childhood education.
|CHLD 110||Early Childhood Development||3|
|or PSY 206||Child Growth and Development|
|CHLD 112||Principles of Early Childhood Education I||3|
|CHLD 114||Home-Child-Community Relations||3|
|Select three (3) units of the following:|
|Introduction to Curriculum||3|
|Literacy for Children||3|
|Art for Children||3|
|Music and Rhythms for Children||2|
|Science Experiences for Children||2|
|Math for Children||2|
|Health, Safety and Nutrition for Young Children||3|
This Skill Award meets the educational requirements for the Associate Teacher Permit through the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. All coursework must be completed with the grade of “C” or better to meet permit requirements. In order to apply for the State Permit, students must complete 50 days of 3+ hours per day of qualifying work experience with young children within 2 years. Specific details may be found at www.ctc.ca.gov.
Skill Award Level Student Learning Outcomes
Students completing the Child Development Associate Teacher Skill Award will:
- Demonstrate the ability to apply theories of early childhood education and child development.
- Demonstrate global consciousness to work effectively with children, their families, and individuals from diverse cultures.