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Early Childhood Basic Infant-Toddler and Preschool Certificates

The basic infant/toddler and preschool certificates offer students fundamental knowledge about the young child prebirth through the early elementary years providing learning opportunities to meet the social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and education needs of the child. The early childhood certificates emphasizes infant/toddler and preschool courses necessary for employment in state-licensed Title 22 and publicly funded Title 5 programs. These certificates are also recommended courses for those who work as licensed child care providers or nannies.

The basic infant/toddler and preschool certificates prepare students for extended study in infant/toddler or early learning to obtain an associate or a baccalaureate degree in child development or employment as a preschool director, teacher, or other specialist working with children and families.

Students must show negative TB results.

 

 

Basic Early Childhood Infant/Toddler Certificate of Proficiency

The Basic Early Childhood Infant/Toddler Certificate meets the minimum requirements for beginning early learning professionals employed or seeking employment as teachers and/or aides in privately owned and church affiliated (Title 22) or publically funded (Title 5) programs serving preschoolers 2-5. This certificate is also recommended for licensed Family Day Care Providers or Nannies.

Course

 Units

HUD107, Child Growth and Development (DS1)

 3

HUD108A, Observation and Assessment for Early Learning and Development

 3

HUD110, Child, Family and Community (DS2)

 3

HUD116A, Infant/Toddler Growth and Development (DS4)

 3

HUD116B, Programming for Infants and Toddlers (DS4)

 3

TOTAL 

 15

A NEGATIVE TB TEST IS REQUIRED FOR COMPLETION OF THIS CERTIFICATE.

 

 

Basic Early Childhood Preschool Certificate of Proficiency

The Basic Early Childhood Preschool Certificate meets the minimum requirements for beginning early learning professionals employed or seeking employment as teachers and/or aides in privately owned and church affiliated (Title 22) or publically funded (Title 5) programs serving preschoolers 2-5. This certificate is also recommended for licensed Family Day Care Providers or Nannies.

Course

 Units

HUD107, Child Growth and Development (DS1)

 3

HUD108A, Observation and Assessment for Early Learning and Development

 3

HUD110, Child, Family and Community (DS2)

 3

HUD111A, Principles and Practices of Teaching Young Children (DS4)

 3

HUD 111B, Curriculum for Young Children (DS4)

 3

TOTAL 

 15

A NEGATIVE TB TEST IS REQUIRED FOR COMPLETION OF THIS CERTIFICATE.

 

 

The School Age Child Certificate of Proficiency

The School Age Child Certificate is intended to prepare a student for an entry or reentry level positions requiring practical skills and knowledge to work with school age children (PreK-Grade 3) in Title 22 or Title 5 after-school care programs. Completion of this certificate leads to a School Age Children’s Center Permit.

Course

 Units

HUD 110, Child, Family and Community (DS2)

 3

HUD 112, Health, Safety, and Nutrition

 3

HUD 120, Development of the School Age Child

 3

HUD 121, School Age Child Care Activities

 3

HUD 221, Teaching in a Diverse Society

 3

TOTAL 

 15