2 Semesters – 3 periods
Grade Eligible:  12
Prerequisites:  Child Development or instructor approval
Child Care

This course is designed to prepare students for employment in the Early Childhood field.  Students will learn about how to plan an effective program, and learn how to observe/record children's behavior.  Students will participate in providing a safe and healthy learning environment for children. They will build a positive productive relationship with families and will maintain a commitment to professionalism. Students will have the opportunity to acquire the 480 hours of instruction and work experience needed to receive a CDA (Child Development Associate) credential. They are also require to complete 120 hours, including 10 hours in each of the 8 CDA subject areas.

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