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Child Care Director/Teacher Certificate Program

Program Description

This program is designed to train individuals for teacher, caregiver, or director positions in licensed, proprietary infant/toddler center, preschool, child daycare center, and/or Kindergarten. This is a non-degree certificate program. This program meets the California State Department of Social Services' minimum requirements for Child Care Center teacher or director as defined in Title 22.

Admission Requirement

A high school diploma or its equivalent is required for admission.

Graduation Requirement

Students must complete all courses with a grade of "C" of better.

Teacher Program (A minimum of 12 Units) - Clock Hours 180

      EC 101 Child Development and Learning ·········································    3
      EC 102 Home, School, and Community Relations ·········································    3
      EC 103 Curriculum in Early Childhood ·········································    3
      At least one course must be taken in the following lists
      EC 104 Child's Creative Experience ·········································    3
      EC 201 Multicultural Practices in Early Childhood Education ·········································    3

Director Program (A minimum of 15 Units) - Clock Hours 225

      EC 101 Child Development and Learning ·········································    3
      EC 102 Home, School, and Community Relations ·········································    3
      EC 103 Curriculum in Early Childhood ·········································    3
      EC 105 Administration in Early Childhood Education ·········································    3
      At least one course must be taken in the following lists
      EC 104 Child's Creative Experience ·········································    3
      EC 201 Multicultural Practices in Early Childhood Education ·········································    3

Addional Elective Course: This course must be taken to be an infant/toddler class teacher or its program director

      EC106 Infant/Toddler Learning & Development & Curriculum ·········································    3