2019-2020 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    Sep 26, 2022  
2019-2020 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Early Childhood Education Teacher Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of the Early Childhood Education Teacher certificate, the student demonstrates the knowledge, training, and skills of a teacher in a private child care center or a 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 a student include developmentally appropriate lesson planning and implementation for preschool children in subject areas including science, mathematics, creative and language arts; utilization of positive guidance techniques and child assessments; planning safe and developmentally appropriate environments for children; and applying child development theory to all facets of practice with young children.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will describe and design a developmentally appropriate room and yard environments.
  2. Students will plan and implement developmentally and culturally appropriate curriculum for young children.
  3. Students will apply positive guidance techniques in guiding children’s behavior.
  4. Students will apply child development theory and principles in working with young children.

Restricted Electives

Area C

Complete 16 units not already used selected from the Associate Degree General Education pattern in the following areas:

  • Language and Rationality, Natural Sciences, Humanities, and Social and Behavioral Sciences Units:16

Minimum Units Required: 51

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