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Early Childhood Development

ECD Early Intervention Certificate

This program requires 32 units of course work. The ECD “core” courses are included. Graduates holding this certificate are qualified as Teachers in schools and centers operating under the Title 22 regulations of Community Care Licensing. Graduates are qualified at the Teacher level on the Child Development Permit after completing the required 16 units of General Education. Many programs are also seeking one-on-one aides to work in inclusive early childhood classrooms.

Courses Units

ECD 40 - Social and Emotional Foundations


ECD 50 - Principles and Practices


ECD 54 - Child Health, Safety and Nutrition


ECD 56 - Child Growth and Development


ECD 60 - Introduction to the Child with Exceptional Needs


ECD 62 - Child, Family and Community


ECD 63 - Early Childhood Curriculum


ECD 67 - Infant and Toddler Development


ECD 90 - Practicum - Supervised Experience


ECD 91 - Adaptive Curriculum for Children with Exceptional Needs

32 units

It is strongly recommended that students complete one additional Early Childhood Development course listed below. With this additional course and the required general education courses, a student would be eligible for the Master Teacher Permit on the Child Development Permit Matrix.

Early Childhood Development 83 (Adult Supervision)............ 3 units.

Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure
Use the link below to view Las Positas Community Colleges Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure for this program.

Gainful Employment Disclosure: ECD Early Intervention Certificate

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