Students who earn this certificate meet the core course requirements of the Master Teacher level of the California Child Development Permit with a specialization in infant and toddler care. The certificate holder is expected to know how to create inclusive learning environment and use their understanding of infant and toddler development at their workplace. The student will obtain the knowledge and ability to provide effective learning experiences and environments, to use appropriate assessment, to communicate and collaborate with families, and access to community resources. Additional work experience and general education coursework are needed before applying for the Master Teacher level of the California Child Development Permit with as pecialization in Infant and Toddler.
Identify, explain, and demonstrate knowledge and skills relating to effective teacher performance expectation.
Apply knowledge of infant and toddler development to design linguistically, culturally and developmentally-appropriate learning experiences including the ability to individualize instruction for varying abilities.
Understand the unique care, temperaments, and learning needs of infants and toddlers and how to support their growth, development, and learning within the early childhood setting.
Differentiate the range and characteristics of typical and atypical child development from birth though age3 to support learning experiences.
Knowledge of how to access resources to support infant and toddlers and their families.
Students who earn this certificate meet the core course requirements of the Master Teacher level of the California Child Development Permit with a specialization in infant and toddler care.
(Y1 or S1)
|CDF 12||Child, Family, and Community||3||Yr,1, Fall|
|CDF 14||Child, Growth and Development||3||Yr 1, Fall|
|CDF 30||Adult Supervision in Early Childhood Education||2||Y2, Fall|
|CDF 40||Observation and Assessment||3||Yr 1, Spring|
|CDF 48||Teaching Young Children||3||Yr. 1, Fall|
|CDF 56||Prenatal, Infant, and Toddler Development||3||Yr. 1, Spring|
|CDF 65||Infant/Toddler Curriculum||3||Yr 1, Spring|
|CDF 80||Health, Safety and Nutrition||3||Yr 2, Fall|
|CDF 99||Work Experience||1||Yr 2, Fall|