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Child Development

Overview

CHILD DEVELOPMENT/1: FOUNDATIONS

This course provides students with project-based experiences in child development programs. Instruction includes an orientation, workplace safety policies and procedures, techniques on communications and critical thinking, and employability skills.  This course includes guided observations and fieldwork experience with groups of young children. 

  • PREREQUISITES: Employment level competency in written and verbal communication in English. 
  • T.B. test required for field training. 
  • COST: FREE
 

Hybrid               MTWTh               10:45 AM - 3:00 PM               08/15/2022 - 01/20/2023

CHILD DEVELOPMENT/2: CURRICULUM

This course provides students with project-based experiences in child development curricula. Emphasis is placed on the principles and practices of effective curriculum planning including play-based curricular activities and activities that enhance familial and societal relationships of students.  This course includes guided observations and fieldwork experience with groups of young children.

  • PREREQUISITES: Completion of Child Development/1. 
  • T.B. test required for field training. 
  • COST: FREE
 

Hybrid              MTWTh               10:45 AM - 3:00 PM               10/03/2022 - 11/10/2022

CHILD DEVELOPMENT/3: SUPERVISION

This course provides students with project-based experiences in child development program supervision.  Emphasis is placed on program development, evaluation, recruitment and retention, and health and nutrition.  This course includes guided observations and fieldwork experience with groups of young children.

  • PREREQUISITES: Completion of Child Development/2. 
  • T.B. test required for field training. 
  • COST: FREE
 

Hybrid              MTWTh               10:45 AM - 3:00 PM               11/14/2022 - 01/19/2023

CHILD DEVELOPMENT ONLINE FORUM

This forum consists of a series of courses and provides students with project-based experiences in child development programs for Foundations, Curriculum, Supervision, and Special Education.

Instruction includes an orientation, workplace safety policies and procedures, techniques on communications and critical thinking, and employability skills.  This course includes guided observations and fieldwork experience with groups of young children. 

 

  • PREREQUISITES: Employment level competency in written and verbal communication in English. 
  • T.B. test required for field training. 
  • COST: FREE

 

Online                M                       8:15 AM - 5:00 PM               Series Begins:  08/15/2022

                            TWTh               8:15 AM - 3:00 PM               Series Ends:  01/20/2023

NOTES:

  • Separate costs for books, exams, supplies, preparation, certifications and/or licenses provided by outside vendors may be incured.
  • Once a Certificate of Completion is earned in a course, that course cannot be repeated.