2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Jun 16, 2019  
2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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Early Childhood Education Master Teacher Certificate of Achievement



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Upon successful completion of the Early Childhood Education Master Teacher Certificate, the student demonstrates knowledge, training, and skills to be a master teacher in a privately or publicly funded child care center in accordance with the Child Development Permit Matrix issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Skills demonstrated and practiced by the student include the ability to provide instruction to young children utilizing knowledge of a specialized area of early childhood education, supervise adults in the classroom, and coordinate curriculum and staff development.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will evaluate effectiveness of early childhood curriculum, classrooms, teaching strategies and how teachers involve families in their children’s development and learning to improve teaching practices for all children by completing written observations in group care settings.
  2. Students will individualize mentoring and supervision strategies based on the roles and developmental stages of adult learners by completing a written assignment.
  3. Students will plan, implement and evaluate a series of developmentally, linguistically and culturally appropriate activities for young children in their practicum settings.
  4. Students will use a variety of personnel, program, and environmental assessment tools including either the Early Childhood, Infant/Toddler, School Age or Family Child Care Environmental Rating Scale to inform leadership decisions in a written assignment.

Restricted Electives


Area A


Complete 3 units selected from:

Area B


Complete 3 units selected from:

  • Associate Degree General Education Area 1B - Mathematics Units: 3
    or
  • Associate Degree General Education Area 2 - Natural Sciences Units: 3

Area C


Complete 3 units selected from:

  • Associate Degree General Education Area 3 - Humanities Units: 3

Area D


Complete 3 units selected from:

  • Associate Degree General Education Area 6 - Awareness of Self and Society Units: 3

Area E


Complete 6 units selected from any ONE of the following specializations:

Minimum Units Required: 46


Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.

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