Contact for Department:
phone: (619) 660-4512
Office: CCDC (R-111)
The child development curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment as:
Infant/toddler care and Extended Day Facilities are included.
These courses are also appropriate for parents, nurses and administrators.
The Associate Degree in Child Development meets the educational requirements of the Regular Children’s Center Instructional permits for:
Courses are designed to partially meet lower division course preparation for students planning a Bachelor’s degree in Child Development at an institute of high learning.
|Infants and Toddlers||Certificate of Achievement|
|Preschool Children||Certificate of Achievement|
|School Age Child Care||Certificate of Achievement|
|Early Childhood Intervention||Certificate of Specialization|
|Recreational Leadership- Outdoor Programs||Certificate of Specialization|
Course work in these programs meets the educational components
of the Department of Social Services license regulations
for child care programs funded by Title V.
The child development program incorporates emerging research and current philosophical frameworks into proven child development theories and practices.
Students get hands-on experience at all levels of their academic experience in our state-of-the-art Child Development Center (CDC).
The CDC serves as a primary component of our child development
program as a dynamic and evolving model teaching facility. The center
and programs are committed to creating indoor and outdoor environments
that reflect a respect for nature, natural materials, and resources.
The true strength of our child development program lies in its diverse and experienced part-time faculty. Under the leadership of two full-time instructors, the part-time faculty brings rich real world knowledge and perspective to our child development classes.
The faculty have enriched our program with their community-based early education experiences, including the:
Additionally, the Coordinator and the Administrative
Assistant of our Child Development Center
are an essential member of the part-time faculty.
This web site is supported by Carl D. Perkins VTEA IC funds through the System. Office, California Community Colleges,