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Teacher with AA-T Degree in Child Development

Published
Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
SEIU Early Care and Education Apprenticeship Program
O*Net Code
25-2011.00
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
3000
State
CA
Created
Aug 30, 2021
Updated
Aug 30, 2021

Time-Based Skills

11 skill sets | 61 total skills
Child Development & Learning - 400 req. hrs
Knowledge about child development and learning: Developmental domains
Knowledge about child development and learning: Factors that contribute to development
Facilitating child development and learning: The role of families
Facilitating child development and learning: Preschool development and learning
Facilitating child development and learning: Learning through play
Culture Diversity & Equity - 275 req. hrs
Respect for all differences and similarities: Cultural diversity of families
Respect for all differences and similarities: Receptive to all families
Cultural and language development and learning: Approaches to learning
Cultural and language development and learning: Understanding cultural perspectives of self and others
Cultural and language development and learning: Culturally and linguistically inclusive communication and practices
Culturally inclusive learning environments: Visual representation of diversity
Culturally inclusive learning environments: Language diversity
Relationships, Interactions & Guidance - 275 req. hrs
Supporting children's emotional development: Expression of emotions
Supporting children's emotional development: Empathy
Supporting children's emotional development: Self-regulation
Social-emotional climate: Positive relationships
Socialization and guidance: Appropriate expectations for behavior
Socialization and guidance: Encouraging children's efforts
Family & Community Engagement - 275 req. hrs
Communication with families: Home language
Communication with families: Family preferences for communication
Relationships with children and families: Knowledge of families
Relationships with children and families: Families as community members
Community resources: Family functioning
Community resources: Use of community resources
Dual-Language Development - 275 req. hrs
Dual-language program models and strategies: Engagement of young dual-language learners and their families
Development of the home language and of English: Home language and English
Development of the home language and of English: Knowledge of dual-language development
Relationships with families of dual-language learners: Linguistic and cultural diversity
Observation, Screening, Assessment & Documentation - 275 req. hrs
Observation: Concepts of observation
Documentation: Strategies for documentation
Interpretation, planning and implementation: Interpretation of documentation
Special Needs & Inclusion - 275 req. hrs
Philosophy, policies and practices: Policies and procedures
Developmentally and individually appropriate practice: Developmentally appropriate practice
Collaboration with families and service providers: Families
Collaboration with families and service providers: Teamwork on inclusion
Learning Environments & Curriculum - 275 req. hrs
Curriculum and curriculum planning: Principles of curriculum
Environments, schedules, and routines: Schedules and daily routines
Environments, schedules, and routines: Personal-care routines
Strategies to support learning and development: Infant/toddler learning and development
Strategies to support learning and development: Preschool learning and development 
Health, Safety & Nutrition - 275 req. hrs
Environmental health and, safety: Environmental health and safety policies and practices
Environmental health and, safety: Supervision of children
Emergency preparedness: Emergency plans
Nutrition: Mealtime routines 
Response to health requirements: Illness policies and practices
Response to health requirements: Child abuse and neglect
Response to health requirements: Infant/child CPR and pediatric first aid
Leadership in ECE - 200 req. hrs
Systems and change development: Team building
Systems and change development: Cultivating leaders 
Professionalism - 200 req. hrs
Professional development: New ideas
Professional development: Role models and mentors
Professional development: Individual early childhood career development
Professional development: Reflective practice
Professional conduct and behaviors: Modes of communication
Professional conduct and behaviors: Collaboration
Professional conduct and behaviors: Ethical conduct
Professional conduct and behaviors: Confidentiality and privacy
Competence in a specialized body of knowledge: Domains of development
Competence in a specialized body of knowledge: Developmentally, culturally and linguistically appropriate practice
Competence in a specialized body of knowledge: Professional roles and responsibilities
Commitment to lifelong learning

Technical Instruction

Child Growth and Development - 54 req. hrs
Students examine the major physical, psychosocial, and cognitive/language developmental milestones for children, both typical and atypical, from conception through adolescence. There is an emphasis on interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors. While studying developmental theory and investigative research methodologies, students will observe children, evaluate individual differences and analyze characteristics of development at various stages.
Child, Family, and Community - 54 req. hrs
Students examine the developing child in a societal context focusing on the inter-relationship of the family, school, and community and emphasizing historical and sociocultural factors. The processes of socialization and identity development are highlighted, showing the importance of respectful, reciprocal relationships that support and empower families. Topics covered are: social influences on parenting styles, communication, child-rearing, and the relationships between the child, family, and the school is studied.
Play-Based Curriculum - 54 req. hrs
Principles and practices of play-based curriculum: Role of the teacher in facilitating children's learning through play-based activities; observation and assessment in planning curriculum.
Curriculum and Environments For Infants and Toddlers - 54 req. hrs
Introduction to organizing and developing activities for children aged 0- 3 years: Focus on practice l learning experiences in areas such as arts and crafts, imaginative play, music and movement, learning games; also covers culturally-appropriate activities, room arrangement, and classroom management.
Principles and Practices - 54 req. hrs
An examination of the underlying theoretical principles of developmentally appropriate practices applied to programs, environments, emphasizing the key role of relationships, constructive adult-child interactions, and teaching strategies in supporting physical, social, creative, and intellectual development for all children. This course includes a review of the historical roots of early childhood programs and the evolution of the professional practices promoting advocacy, ethics, and professional identity.
Health, Safety and Nutrition - 54 req. hrs
This course introduces the laws, regulations, standards, policies and procedures, and early childhood curriculum related to child health, safety, and nutrition. The key components that ensure physical health, mental health, and safety for both children and staff will be identified along with the importance of collaboration with families and health professionals. This course also ·· focuses on integrating the concepts into everyday planning and program development for all children. Students are required to participate in and pass the American Red Cross Infant/Child CPR and First Aid course.
Teaching in a Diverse Society - 54 req. hrs
An examination of the underlying theoretical principles of developmentally appropriate practices applied to programs, environments, emphasizing the key role of relationships, constructive adult-child interactions, and teaching strategies in supporting physical, social, creative, and intellectual development for all children. This course includes a review of the historical roots of early childhood programs and the evolution of the professional practices promoting advocacy, ethics, and professional identity.
Observing and Recording Children's Behavior - 54 req. hrs
This course focuses on the appropriate use of a variety of assessment and observation strategies to document child development, growth, behaviors, play and learning, and to join with families and professionals in promoting children's success. Recording strategies, rating systems, portfolios, and multiple assessment tools are explored. Child observations will be conducted and analyzed.
Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum: English Composition - 162 req. hrs
English Composition
Critical Thinking
Oral Communications
Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum: Mathematical Concepts and Quantitative Reasoning - 54 req. hrs
Introduction to Statistics
Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum: Arts and Humanities - 162 req. hrs
Jazz, Blues, and Popular Music in American Culture A & B
Introduction to Humanities
Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum: Social Behavior Sciences - 162 req. hrs
Child, Growth, Development
Social Problems
Introduction to Psychology

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