2019-2020 Catalog 
    Dec 08, 2021  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Site Supervisor Certificate of Achievement

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This certificate is designed for students who will be single-site supervisors under Title 5 regulations or directors for centers regulated by Title 22.  Students have opportunities to learn and apply developmentally appropriate and relationship based curriculum based on observations of children and various settings.  They will implement and evaluate various teaching strategies in supervised settings, and learn administration and leadership skills.  Students who earn this certificate and meet experience requirements as identified by the CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) are eligible to supervise a child care and development program operating at a single site; provide service in the care, development, and instruction of children in a child care and development program; and serve as a coordinator of curriculum and staff development.  Additional work with children and adults is required to obtain the CTC Site Supervisor Permit.

A minimum grade of “C” in each course is required to earn the certificate and/or qualify for the Child Development Permit Core Courses.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Describe developmental milestones for children in the areas of physical, psychosocial, cognitive, and language development.
  • Identify environmental, cultural, familial, economic, political and historical contexts that influence all children’s development
  • Demonstrate a range of skills and knowledge related to the unique needs of children ages 0-8 years.
  • Apply developmental theory, knowledge of child development, DCLAP, and research based teaching strategies to develop curriculum for the unique educational needs of young children individually and in group care settings.
  • Demonstrate developmentally appropriate observation, assessment and documentation skills that can be applied to interpretations of growth and development, planning and identification of individual needs.
  • Demonstrate the skills and knowledge used in supervising program staff, financial management, licensing regulations and program management in settings for young children.
  • Demonstrate professional skills, including ethical practice, reflective practice, written and verbal communication, collaboration, advocacy and identification of personal qualifications in relationship to state and national requirements of teachers of young children.

Total Units for the Certificate: 54-57

Required Breadth

Students must complete area 1, select one course from each of areas 2, 3, and 4, and select one additional course from area 2, 3, or 4, 16-19 Units

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