Associate Teacher

Associate Teacher Certificate of Achievement 2020-2021

(MAJOR #C.561Q.CA)

This certificate provides the educational coursework that serves as the core curriculum for the early childhood education field and allows the student to work as a teacher in a private early care and education program. The student is also eligible to apply to the Commission on Teacher Credentialing for the Associate Teacher Child Development Permit, an individual can work as an assistant or associate teacher in a publicly funded (Title 5) early care and education program.

Major requirements (15 units minimum)
A grade of “C” or better is required in the following courses:

Required Core:
Course Course Description Units
CHDEV 1 Principles and Practices of Teaching Young Children 3
CHDEV 3 Introduction to Curriculum 3
CHDEV 19V Cooperative Work Experience, Child Development 3
CHDEV 30 Child, Family, and Community 3
CHDEV 39 Child Growth and Development 3

Additional Information

Prerequisite: Effective Fall 2016 for the following Child Development (CHDEV) courses: CHDEV 3, CHDEV 17A, CHDEV 20, CHDEV 32, CHDEV 37A, CHDEV 37B

*Students will need to provide: Verification of Immunization against influenza, pertussis, and measles, and freedom from tuberculosis.

Faculty Advisor(s): Romero & Turpen


2020-2021 Associate Teacher Certificate of Achievement