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Associate Teacher

CHILD DEVELOPMENT - ASSOCIATE TEACHER Certificate

PROGRAM OF STUDY

CHILD DEVELOPMENT - ASSOCIATE TEACHER Certificate


The Associate Teacher Certificate is designed to be the first step toward obtaining entry-level employment in the field of Early Childhood Education in a preschool or child care setting. The Associate Teacher Certificate requires 19 CD units which includes four units of practicum/ supervised experience with young children.

This Certificate meets California Title 5 requirements for the Child Development Associate Teacher Permit. Applications can be obtained through the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing Office.

 

Required Courses: Units
CD105 Child Growth and Development 3
  or
CD105H Child Growth and Development-Honors 3
CD113 Principles and Practices of Teaching Young Children 3
CD114 Introduction to Curriculum 3
CD126 Child, Family, and the Community 3
 
Choose one course from the following: Units
CD101 Parent-Child Interaction 3
  or
CD127 Guidance of Children 3
 
Required course for experience working with children: Units
CD205 Child Development Practicum / Field Experience 4
 
Total Units 19

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