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Child Development and School Age Emphasis Matrix

 

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CHILD DEVELOPMENT EDUCATION REQUIREMENT

SCHOOL-AGE EMPHASIS EDUCATION REQUIREMENT

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT

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DEVELOPMENT ALTERNATIVE QUALIFICATIONS

SCHOOL-AGE EMPHASIS

ALTERNATIVE QUALIFICATIONS

AUTHORIZATION

FIVE YEAR RENEWAL

6 units of Early Childhood Education (ECE) or Child Development (CD)

3 units in School-Age

None

Accredited HERO program (incl. ROP)

None

Assist in the instruction of children under supervision of Assoc. Teacher or above

105 hours of professional growth

12 units ECE/CD including core courses*

6 units in the School-Age Core Area**

50 days of 3+ hours per day within 2 years

Child Dev. Associate (CDA) Credential

None

May provide instruction and supervise Assistant

Must meet teacher requirements within 10 years

24 units ECE/CD including core courses*

+ 16 GE units***

12 units in School-age including core courses**

175 days of 3+ hours per day within 4 years

AA or higher

in ECE or related field w/3 sem. unit supervised field exp. in ECE setting

AA or higher in ECE or SA with 3 sem units of supervised field experience in ECE or SA setting

May provide instruction and supervise all above (incl. Aide)

105 hours of professional growth

24 units ECE/CD including core courses*

+ 16 GE units***

+ 6 specialization units

+ 2 adult units supervision

12 units in School-age including core courses**

350 days of 3+ hours per day within 4 years

BA or higher w/12 units of ECE

+ 3 units supervised field exp. in ECE setting

BA or higher w/12 units of ECE or SA.

+ 3 units of supervised field exp. in ECE or SA setting

Minimum of 6 units must be in SA

May provide instruction and supervise all above (incl. Aide) May also serve as coordinator of curriculum and staff development

105 hours of professional growth

AA (or 60 units) with 24 ECE/CD units (incl. core*)

+ 6 units admin.

+ 2 units adult supervision

12 units in School-age including core courses**

350 days of 3+ hours per day within 4 years, including at least 100 days of supervising adults

BA or higher w/12 units of ECE

+ 3 units supervised field exp. in ECE setting; or a Teaching or Admin. credential w/12 units of ECE

+ 3 units supervised field exp. in ECE setting

Teaching or Admin Cred. w/12 units of ECE or SA. + 3 units of supervised field experience in either ECE or SA.

Minimum of 6 units must be in SA

May supervise single site program, provide instruction; and serve as coordinator of curriculum and staff development

105 hours of professional growth

BA with 24 ECE/CD units (incl. core*)

+ 6 units admin.

+ 2 units adult supervision

12 units in School-age including core courses**

Site supervisor status and one program year of site supervisor experience

Teaching or Admin. credential w/12 units of ECE

+ 3 units supervised field exp. in ECE setting

Master’s Degree in ECE

Teaching or Admin Cred. w/12 units of ECE or SA. 3 units of supervised field experience in either ECE or SA.

6 units admin w/ teaching cred only.

Minimum of 6 units in SA

May supervise multiple-site program; provide instruction; and serve as coord. of curriculum and staff development

105 hours of professional growth

* CD Core courses = Child Growth and Development, Child/Family/Community, and Programs/Curriculum.

** SA Core courses = Child Growth and Development, Child & Youth, Family & Community, Programs/Curriculum including school-age instructional practices

*** One course in each of four general education categories required: English, math or science, social sciences, humanities.

Effective 9/02