Certificate of achievement
The following courses meet the minimum educational requirements under Title 22 (Department of Social Services-DSS) to qualify the student to teach in a state licensed preschool or childcare program (private for-profit or private nonprofit). Completion of these courses will also qualify a student to apply for a Child Development Permit at the Assistant level through the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. The Assistant level Permit will qualify a student to teach in state or federally funded programs. These courses also meet the unit requirements for the Associate Teacher level on the Child Development Permit Matrix (work experience is also required for this permit level). The student must have attained a grade of “C” or higher in each course. See www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/c1797.pdf for details.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
- Student will explain and demonstrate the principles of developmentally appropriate practice while planning for and interacting with children in the early childhood classroom.
To acquire the Preschool Teacher Certificate of Achievement, it is necessary to complete the following requirements