Certificate in Child Development Master Teacher - Early Intervention
This certificate is designed for the experienced teacher who desires to develop the additional skills and knowledge necessary to work with exceptional children in a special education or inclusive setting.
This inclusive training program meets the education requirements for child development master teacher. Emphasis is placed on working with young children with special needs in preschool and in early intervention programs.
|CHLD 110||Early Childhood Development||3|
|or PSY 206||Child Growth and Development|
|CHLD 112||Principles of Early Childhood Education I||3|
|CHLD 114||Home-Child-Community Relations||3|
|CHLD 120||Literacy for Children||3|
|CHLD 150||Multi-Culture Anti-Bias Classrooms||3|
|CHLD 154||Observing and Recording Behavior||3|
|CHLD 156||Practicum in Early Childhood Education||2|
|CHLD 156L||Practicum Lab||1|
|CHLD 160||Perceptual Motor and Movement Activities||2|
|CHLD 164||The Child with Special Needs||3|
|CHLD 166||Speech and Language Development and Disorders||2|
|CHLD 168||Development Risk: Infants and Toddlers||2|
|CHLD 169||Managing Challenging and Disruptive Behaviors||1|
|CHLD 194||Personnel Issues in Adult Supervision and Mentoring||3|
|16 units of General Education (GE): one course minimum in each of the following categories - English/language arts, math or science, social sciences, humanities and/or fine arts, any general education elective excluding kinesiology (KIN). These GE courses must qualify for graduation credit. Please see an academic counselor or adviser.|
This certificate meets the educational requirements for the Master Teacher Permit through the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. All coursework must be completed with a grade of “C” or better to meet permit requirements. In order to apply for the State Permit, students must complete 350 days of three or more hours per day of qualifying work experience with young children within four years. See California Commission on Teacher Credentialing for details.
100 hours of the 350 hours should be in a special education setting if the student is seeking the State Permit.
Certificate of Achievement Level Student Learning Outcomes
Students completing the Child Development Master Teacher – Early Intervention Certificate of Achievement will:
- Apply ethical standards and professional behaviors that demonstrate understanding, knowledge, and a deepening commitment to the child development profession and early childhood education.
- Design, implement and evaluate environments and activities that support positive, developmental play and learning outcomes for children.
- Demonstrate the ability to identify, analyze, and apply theories of early childhood education and child development.
- Apply effective guidance and teaching strategies that will support social growth, learning, identity development and promote self-confidence.