Child Development Permit Matrix

Child Development Permit Matrix for Birth to 6

Using ECE units and Experience

Option 1 with SCC Course Numbers


Permit Matrix 9-09 CL

Permit Title Education Requirement (Option 1 for all permits) Experience Requirement (Applies to Option 1 Only) Five Year Renewal
Assistant (Optional) Option 1: 6 units of Early Childhood Education (ECE) or Child Development (CD)None105 hours of professional growth
Associate Teacher Option 1: 12 units ECE/CD including core coursesCore Courses are Child Development and Child Family and Community: ECE 312 and ECE 31450 days of 3+ hours per day within 2 yearsMust complete 15 additional units toward a Teacher Permit. Must meet Teacher requirements within 10 years.
Teacher Option 1: 24 units ECE/CD including core coursesplus 16 General Education. GE units must include: 1 English, 1 Social Science, 1 Fine Arts, 1 Science or Math course and total at least 16 units175 days of 3+ hours per day within 4 years105 hours of professional growth
Master Teacher Option 1: 24 units ECE/CD including core coursesplus 16 GE unitsplus 6 specialization unitsplus 2 adult supervision: ECE 424 units350 days of 3+ hours per day within 4 years105 hours of professional growth
Site Supervisor Option 1: AA (or 60 units) which includes:24 ECE/CD units with core coursesplus 6 administration units: ECE 420 and ECE 422plus 2 adult supervision units: ECE 424350 days of 3+ hours per day within 4 years including at least 100 days of supervising adults105 hours of professional growth
Program Director Option 1: BA or higher (does not have to be in ECE/CD)including: 24 ECE/CD units with core coursesplus 6 administration unitsplus 2 adult supervision unitsSite Supervisor statusand one program year of Site Supervisor experience105 hours of professional growth

 

Child Development Permit Matrix – Alternative Qualifications

This requires the use of a degree but no experience

 

Permit Title Alternative Qualifications (with option numbers indicated) Five Year Renewal
Assistant (Optional) Option 2: Accredited HERO program(including ROP)105 hours of professional growth
Associate Teacher Option 2: Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential.Must complete 15 additional units toward a Teacher Permit. Must meet Teacher requirements within 10 years.
Teacher Option 2: AA or higher in ECE/CD or related field with 3 units supervised field experience in ECE/CD setting: ECE 320105 hours of professional growth
Master Teacher Option 2: BA or higher (does not have to be in ECE/CD) with 12 units of ECE/CD, plus 3 units supervised field experience in ECE/CD setting : ECE 320105 hours of professional growth
Site Supervisor Option 2: BA or higher (does not have to be in ECE/CD) with 12 units of ECE/CD, plus 3 units supervised field experience in ECE/CD setting; ECE 320 or Option 3: Admin. credential with 12 units of ECE/CD, plus 3 units supervised field experience in ECE/CD setting; ECE 320 or Option 4: Teaching credential with 12 units of ECE/CD, plus 3 units supervised field experience in ECE/CD setting: ECE 320105 hours of professional growth
Program Director Option 2: Admin. credential *** with12 units of ECE/CD, plus 3 units supervised field experience in ECE/CD setting; ECE 320 or Option 3: Teaching credential**** with 12 units of ECE/CD, plus 3 units supervised field experience in ECE/CD setting,plus 6 units administration; or Option 4: Master’s Degree in ECE/CD or Child/Human Development105 hours of professional growth