School Age Child - Specialization (Certificate T1314)
The School Age Child-Specialization Certificate provides specialized skills and knowledge for working with school age children. This certificate exceeds the Title 22 requirements for a fully qualified teacher in school age programs. This skill set also prepares the student for positions as elementary tutors or classroom aides in public school districts.
|Course Prefix||Course Name||Units|
|CHLD 1||Child, Family, School and Community||3|
|CHLD 5||Principles and Practices in Child Development Programs 1||3|
|CHLD 6||Introduction to Child Development Curriculum||3|
|Choose one from the following:||3|
|Child Growth and Lifespan Development|
|Child Growth and Lifespan Development - Honors|
|Child and Adolescent Development|
|CHLD 50||Teaching in a Diverse Society||3|
|CHLD 51||Early Literacy in Child Development||3|
|CHLD 62||Music and Motor Development for Young Children||3|
|CHLD 64||Health, Safety, and Nutrition of Children||3|
|CHLD 74||Program Planning for the School Age Child||3|
|LERN 49||Math Skills Review||3|
|or MATH 50||Pre-Algebra|
|Choose one from the following:||1-3|
|Writing Effective Sentences|
Students must provide documentation of influenza, pertussis (TDap), and measles immunization, as well as TB clearance, as required by SB792 prior to being permitted to enroll in this class. Instructions on submitting documentation are available at www.mtac.edu/cdc/immunization/
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, a student will:
- Use a wide array of developmentally appropriate approaches within the school-age care setting and understand the effects on the social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and cultural development of the school-age child.
- Be able to evaluate School Age Program regulations, standards, and policies.
- Understand and use a wide array of developmentally appropriate approaches, instructional strategies, and tools to connect with school-age children and support their school assignments.
- Analyze principles of human development theories as they specifically relate to the school-age child's growth and development.
- Understand the importance of developmental domains and academic content areas. Students will use their knowledge and other resources to design, implement, and evaluate schools age activities and curriculum.
- Be grounded in Child Development knowledge (theory) and use their understanding of young children and their needs to create environments that are healthy, respectful, supportive, and challenging for each school-age child.
- Be able to explore and evaluate community support services and agencies that are available to families, develop referral skills that help children and families access empowering community resources, and analyze effective advocacy skills that establish effectual public policies pertaining to children and families.
- Understand theoretical and practical implications of oppression and privilege as they apply to young children, families, programs, classrooms, and teaching. Various classroom strategies.
Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.
Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.
|Fall Term 1||Units|
|CHLD 50||Teaching in a Diverse Society 3||3|
|CHLD 5||Principles and Practices in Child Development Programs 3||3|
|CHLD 6||Introduction to Child Development Curriculum 3||3|
|Completion of CHLD 11 will complete 1|
|Certificate: Child Development L1 1|
|Spring Term 1|
|CHLD 1||Child, Family, School and Community 3||3|
|CHLD 51||Early Literacy in Child Development 3||3|
|CHLD 74||Program Planning for the School Age Child 3||3|
|ENGL 1A||Freshman Composition 4||4|
|Certificate: Child Development, L1 M0663 3|
|Engl 1A required for LIT 40 (elective) 0|
|variance for ENGL 56 56 6|
|Fall Term 2|
|CHLD 62||Music and Motor Development for Young Children 3||3|
|CHLD 64||Health, Safety, and Nutrition of Children 3||3|
|LIT 40 not needed if ENGL 1A is completed 1|
|Variance for Lern 49/Math 50 take Math 71/71B/71X 1|
|Meet with Child Development Chair Meet with Child Development Chair|
|Certificate:School Age Child- Specialization T1314 4|
|Submit petition to Admissions Records Submit petition to Admissions Records|