• Class Description

    This is an advanced course in child development and education.  Students increase their knowledge, experience, and job skills at an work-based learning placement. Advanced projects further develop skills. Students will focus on: observation of children and programs; communicating with children, staff, and parents; planning age-appropriate curriculum; and understanding the history, theories, philosophies, and legal aspects of careers related to children.

    Work-based learning placement is a required component of the program and students must provide their own transportation. Students in after-school paid work-based learning placements may earn up to five additional credits per high school semester or trimester.

  • Class Logistics

    CampusTo be determined by registration

    Course Length: 1 Year / 2 Periods

    High School Credits: 20

    Potential College Credits: 6

    Fulfills a-g: "g"

    Certificate Earned: Eligible for the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC), Early Childhood Assistant Permit, and CPR Certification 

  • For Students Interested In

    ... learning about child development and exploring careers working with children such as teaching, occupational therapy, speech pathology, psychology, child nutrition, and more.

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