Associate Teacher Certificate
The objective of this certificate is to provide students with the coursework, knowledge and skills necessary for employment in an early childhood program. Completion of this certificate also qualifies the student for the Associate Teacher Permit issued by the CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
Completion of the following 16 units qualifies the student for the Associate Teacher Certificate as well as the Associate Teacher Permit issued by the CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
Associated Major Sheet (PDF)
|CD 105||Child Growth and Development||
|CD 126||Child, Family and Community||
|CD 132||Introduction to Curriculum||
|CD 205||Child Development Practicum||
|CD 212||Observation and Methods in Early Child Development||
A student receiving a certificate in this field will be able to:
- Meet Title 22 and Title 5 requirements for employment as a fully qualified teacher,
- Qualify for the CD Associate Teacher permit,
- Design, implement and evaluate environments and activities that support positive, developmentally appropriate play and learning.
Students should be advised that certificate requirements differ from the State Child Development Permit Matrix Qualifications. See the Child Development and Education department for State licensing requirements and more information.