Certificate of Achievement
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.
Careers associated with this program have a salary range from $28,000 to over $208,000 with an average salary of $94,000.