Early Childhood Education Associate Teacher Certificate of Achievement

and preparation for State Permit

The following courses fulfill the California State requirement of 12 semester units for fully qualified teachers in private preschool programs and child care centers (Community Care Licensed, Title 22). The State of California also requires 50 days of experience working in a child care program to apply for an Associate Teacher Permit through the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Course Code Title Units
Required courses
CDE 101Child Growth & Development3
CDE 102Child, Family, & Community3
CDE 103Principles & Practices of Teaching3
CDE 104Introduction to Curriculum3