Early Childhood Education - Teacher - Certificate of Achievement
The Teacher - Certificate of Achievement – Level 2 (24 units) fulfills the ECE requirements for the Child Development Teacher permit. To qualify for the Child Development Teacher permit issued by the California Department of Education, students will also need an additional1 16 units from approved General Education (GE) courses in order to meet the California Department of Education requirements. The Child Development Teacher permit authorizes the holder to provide service in the care, development, and instruction of children in a child care and development program, and supervise a CDP Associate Teacher, a CDP Assistant, and an aide.
One course in each of four general education categories, which are degree applicable: English/Language Arts; Math or Science; Social Sciences; Humanities and/or Fine Arts.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Describe important milestones of a child’s physical, intellectual, emotional, and social growth and development.
- Explain the effects of family–staff relationships, family members, and the community on physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development of the child.
- Plan and assess developmentally appropriate learning environments that support children’s health, safety, and holistic development.
- Reflect on and critically assess one’s own teaching experiences in the classroom to inform practice and improve skills in working with children.
Certificate Requirements - Level 2
|FCS 070||Child Development||3|
|ECE 020||Observation and Assessment Methods in ECE||3|
|ECE 101||Introduction to Curriculum||3|
|ECE 101B||Practicum in Early Childhood Education 1||3|
|ECE 102||Principles & Practices of Teaching Young Children||3|
|ECE 107||Child, Family and Community||3|
|ECE 108||Health, Safety, and Nutrition in Child Care||3|
|Select 3 units from the following:||3|
|Art and Creativity for Children|
|Language Development for Young Children|
|Music, Movement, and Rhythm Activities for Children|
ECE 101B must be taken at San José City College.