If you're a credentialed teacher, looking to take ECE/CHLD classes in order to qualify to teach Transitional Kindergarten, read on!
Here is a list of core courses that we would recommend for someone with no ECE units earned so far. They appear in the order we would recommend a student would take them, though they really can be taken in any order.
CHLD 56N Principles & Practices of Teaching Young Children 4
CHLD 8 Child, Family & Community 4
CHLD 88B Positive Behavior Management 2
CHLD 1 Child Growth & Development: Prenatal through Early Childhood 4
CHLD 89 Curriculum for Early Care & Education Programs 4
CHLD 2 Child Growth & Development II: Middle Childhood through Adolescence 4
CHLD 51A Affirming Diversity in Education 4
CHLD 95 Health, Safety & Nutrition in Children's Programs 4
CHLD 56 Observation & Assessment 4
CHLD 86A Mentoring the Early Care & Education Professional 4
These are quarter unit classes, and equal 38 quarter units or 25 1/3 semester units.
If you have previous coursework in ECE, or are questioning what you've already taken, you are welcome to contact Nicole Kerbey to work out a plan that's right for you. firstname.lastname@example.orgAlso, to find out more about current TK/UPK teaching requirements, see