Child Development Student Resources

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

NAEYC -The National Association for the
Education of Young Children.

Child Care Exchange – Publication specifically for directors.  You may wish to sign up to “Exchange Everyday” and receive a free daily link not ideas and research of interest.

Research Connections - Offers a comprehensive, up-to-date, & easy-to-use collection of more than 14,000 resources from the many disciplines related to child care & early education.

Title 22 Childcare Regulations for California
(direct link to the page on the California Dept of Social Services website).

Child Development Training Consortium

CAEYC- The California Association for the
Education of Young Children. 

The Program for Infant and Toddler Caregivers -This is is a great resource for information on working with infant and toddlers.  Click on “library” and you will find some free articles and resources.

Center for the Childcare Workforce –This site has many great articles about working conditions, national standards and advocacy for our field. 

California Preschool Learning Foundations

CCC to CSU Transfer Programs This resource provides students who are pursuing an Early Childhood Education AS-T, Elementary Teacher Preparation AA-T, or Child and Adolescent Development AA-T (the CHAD AA-T is currently under development at Saddleback College) with an overview of the CSU programs with similar degrees. It is organized by degree, and then by the CSUs that have similar degrees.

OER Textbooks

Understanding the Whole Child: Growth and Development Conception through Adolescence