The Certificate of Achievement in Elementary After Care Education is designed to deepen the understanding of development of elementary aged children, and support children and their families in elementary after care education programs.
We anticipate that 5 students willcomplete this certificate after 1 year, and that numbers will double insubsequent years after the certificate becomes better known.
The Certificate of Achievement in Elementary After Care Education is designed to deepen understanding of children, their families and developmentally appropriate practices, while preparing students for careers in elementary after care programs. This certificate consists of classes that will deepen understanding of typical and exceptional development, as well as inform carefor children and collaboration with their families. This certificate focuses on the school age group.
Program Learning Outcomes:
SLO #1: Identify the behaviors and characteristics of children ages five to twelve years.
SLO #2: Define the elements of developmentally appropriate, high quality school-age child care and practices.
In order to earn this certificate, students will be required to take 6 classes for a total of 21 units.
(Y1 or S1)
|CHLD2||Child Growth and Development||4||Y1Winter|
|CHILD 8||Child, Family and Community||4||Y1Winter|
|CHLD 53NC||Supporting Children with Special Needs in Children's Programs||3||Y1, Fall|
|CHILD 56 N||Principles and Practices of teaching Young Children||4||Y1, Fall|
|CHLD 59||Working With School Age Children||4||Y1 Spring|
|CGKD 88B||Positive Behavior Management||4||Y1 Spring|