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Child Development

Contact information:

Mary Jo Jordan
559.791.2361

mjordan@portervillecollege.edu

Associate in Arts AA

Program Learning Outcomes: Supporting Early Learning and Development; planning and guiding early learning and development; creating and maintaining program policies and practices; advancing the early childhood profession.

Required Courses: 18 units
CHDV P117 - Teaching in a Diverse Society 3 units
CHDV P119 - Health, Safety and Nutrition 3 units
CHDV P122 - Child, Family and Community 3 units
CHDV P143 - Practicum/Field Experience 3 units
CHDV P144 - Introduction to Curriculum 3 units
CHDV P223 - Child Growth and Development 3 units

General Education: In addition to completing the major requirements, students must also complete one general education pattern:

  1. PC General Education Pattern
  2. IGETC Pattern
  3. CSU General Education Pattern

Electives as needed to complete the 60 minimum units to complete the degree.


Associate Teacher Certificate CA

Gainful Employment Program Disclosure

Program Learning Outcomes: Supporting Early Learning and Development; planning and guiding early learning and development; creating and maintaining program policies and practices; advancing the early childhood profession. Twelve (12) units required in core courses. Six additional units required in child development support courses. Eighteen (18) total units required.

Experience:

Associate Teacher Child Development Permit or Preschool Teacher as required for employment in private centers by the State Department of Social Services **DSS Title 22.

DSS1 Child, Growth and Development (3 units)  
CHDV P223 - Child Growth and Development 3 units
PSYC P223 - Child Psychology 3 units
DSS2 Child, Family and Community (three units)  
CHDV P122* - Child, Family and Community 3 units
DSS3 Program and Curriculum (6 units)  
CHDV P144 - Introduction to Curriculum (DSS5) 3 units
CHDV P143* - Practicum/Field Experience 3 units
Support Courses (select 6 additional units)  
CHDV P117 - Teaching in a Diverse Society 3 units
CHDV P119 - Health, Safety and Nutrition (DSS7) 3 units

Notes:

Experience: 3 units. Three hours per day for a minimum 50 days within a two-year period.
State Department of Social Services (DSS) requires coursework to be identified by DSS numbers.
DSS1 - Three units in Child, Growth and Development
DSS2 - Three units in Child, Family and Community
DSS3 - Six units in Program and Curriculum

For the Child Development Associate Teacher Permit, the student must apply through the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. You can receive evaluation assistance on your permit application to make sure the application is complete at Tulare County Office of Education in Visalia, and they will also submit the application to the State Commission on Teacher credentialing. For information on California’s requirements, call the Commission on Teacher Credentialing at (888) 921-2682 or visit their website.


Certificate of Achievement CA

Gainful Employment Program Disclosure

Program Learning Outcomes: Supporting Early Learning and Development; planning and guiding early learning and development; creating and maintaining program policies and practices; advancing the early childhood profession.

Twenty-four (24) units in child development courses required.
Twelve (12) units must be from the core courses.
Twelve (12) additional units required in child development support courses.
Sixteen (16) units in general education.

Experience:

Child Development Permit: Teacher as required for employment in funded child care programs. State Department of Education, Title V, DSS (Department of Social Services).

Core Courses (twelve units required)

DSS1 Child, Growth and Development (three units)

 
CHDV P223 - Child Growth and Development 3 units
PSYC P223 - Child Psychology 3 units

DSS2 Child, Family and Community (three units)

 
CHDV P122 - Child, Family and Community 3 units

DSS3 Program and Curriculum (six units)

 
CHDV P144 - Introduction to Curriculum 3 units
CHDV P143* - Practicum/Field Experience 3 units
*Includes laboratory  

Support Courses (select 12 additional units)

 
CHDV P117 - Teaching in a Diverse Society 3 units
CHDV P119 - Health, Safety and Nutrition (DSS7) 3 units
CHDV P142* - Principles and Practices of TeachingYoung Children 3 units
CHDV P239 - Observation and Assessment 3 units
*Includes laboratory  

Notes:

Experience: At least three hours per day for a minimum 175 days in a four-year period.

Plus:
A total of 16 general education units which must apply toward the associate arts degree. One course is required from each of the four general education categories:

(English, social science, humanities/fine arts, math or science).

For the Child Development Teacher Permit the student must apply through the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. You can receive evaluation assistance on your permit application to make sure the application is complete at Tulare County Office of Education in Visalia, and they will also submit the application to the State Commission on Teacher Credentialing. For information on California’s requirements, call the Commission on Teacher Credentialing at (888) 921-2682 or visit their website.

June 16, 2015
Kern Community College District