Who takes the course and why?
Child Development majors must complete this course
with at least a “C” in order to earn a Certificate of
Achievement, Associates Degree or Associate in Science in Early
Childhood Education for Transfer Degree. This is your
required lab course and supervised fieldwork providing
the opportunity to apply the ideas you have learned in your
Child Development courses working directly with children each
week under faculty supervision.
What are the prerequisites for the course?
There are five courses
you must complete with at least a “C” in order to be prepared to
enroll: CD 106 (Child Growth & Development), CD 110 (Principles
and Practices in ECE), CD 111 (ECE Curriculum), CD 114
(Observation and Assessment) and CD 208 (Child Family and
Community. This is not negotiable. If you took
these courses at another college you must complete a course
substitution form with a counselor to transfer that course to
your Rio Hondo transcripts in order to enroll. This takes time
so complete this class before enrollment begins. CD
Permit requirements do not apply to college course enrollment
Where will I work with children?
Students will complete the lab hours at the
Pre-School Laboratory located at the Child Development
Center on campus. Working students may not use their
place of employment as the lab site. This is not negotiable.
This is a state required fieldwork course
not a work experience course.
What are the hour requirements?
Students select a consistent one day per week and a consecutive
total of three hours and 10 minutes to work with the children
for the entire semester. Only day hours Monday through Friday
are available. Students must be able to begin their hours by of
before 10am or at 1:50 pm in the afternoon. This is not
negotiable. The children nap between 12:30 and 2:30
Are there other requirements before the
- Enrolled and formally Wait Listed students receive an
email to their Rio Hondo account before the
semester begins with information regarding presemester
preparation. The instructor will ask you to respond with
three preferences of days and times. Answer
that email right away. All assignments are made on a
first come first serve basis and begin
during the first week of the semester even if the class has
not met yet.
- All students must provide documentation of a TB test
within the last year.
3. All students will be required to provide a copy of
transcripts to confirm the grade in prerequisite courses.
IF YOU DO NOT MEET THE
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COURSE, PLEASE DO NOT
ENROLL OR DROP YOUR NAME FROM BOTH THE ENROLLED AND WAIT LISTS,
THIS WILL ALLOW OTHER STUDENTS WHO QUALIFY TO ENROLL.
For further information contact Dr. Sondra Moe at (562) 463-7493
or email questions to
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