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Childcare Director | Childcare Teacher

Certificate Programs

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This program is designed to train individuals for the 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" or better.

 

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

EC 101 Child Development and Learning (3 Units) 

EC 102 Home, School, and Community Relations (3 Units)

EC 103 Curriculum in Early Childhood (3 Units) 

 

At least one course must be taken in the following:

EC 104 Child's Creative Experience (3 Units)

EC 201 Multicultural Practices in Early Childhood Education (3 Units)

 

 

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

EC 101 Child Development and Learning (3 Units)

EC 102 Home, School, and Community Relations (3 Units)

EC 103 Curriculum in Early Childhood (3 Units) 

EC 105 Administration in Early Childhood Education (3 Units) 

 

At least one course must be taken in the following:

EC 104 Child's Creative Experience (3 Units)

EC 201 Multicultural Practices in Early Childhood Education (3 Units)

 

 

Additional 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 Units)