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Career & Technical Programs - ECED

who hold an AAS, AS, AA or Bachelor’s degree in a field other than early childhood. To obtain the Certificate of Competence, students must be placed in ENG 100. Students must earn a grade of "C" or higher in all courses with an ECED alpha. Certificate of Achievement - Preschool: The Certificate of Achievement-Preschool is obtained by completing 32 credits of core courses in Early Childhood Education. It meets the requirements for coursework in Early Childhood Education/Child Development (ECE/CD) for teachers in Early Childhood Programs accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (beginning in 2010) who hold an AAS, AS, or AA not in ECE/CD. Students must earn a “C” or higher in all courses in the sequence. Criminal history record checks are a workplace requirement in early education and care settings. This check must be completed satisfactorily within two weeks of enrollment into ECED 191, Field Based Practicum in Early Childhood. The cost of the record check, currently $24.00, is the responsibility of the student.

Program Requirements: Certificate of Competence in Child Development Associate (CO-CDA)

ECED 105 ECED 110 ECED 131

Introduction to Early Childhood Education Developmentally Appropriate Practices Early Childhood Development: Theory into Practice

Certificate of Competence Credits 3 3 3

Minimum Credits Required

9

The Certificate of Competence in Child Development Associate (CDA) preparation meets requirements for:

• 6 credits beyond BEd for teachers in private early childhood programs licensed by the Department of Human Services (DHS)

• 120 clock hours of formal CDA credential training

Program Requirements: Certificate of Competence in Early Childhood Education (CO-ECE)

ECED 105 ECED 110 ECED 131 ECED 140 ECED 151 ECED 191

Introduction to Early Childhood Education Developmentally Appropriate Practices Early Childhood Development: Theory into Practice Guiding Young Children in Group Settings Field-Based Practicum in Early Childhood Seminar Field-Based Practicum in Early Childhood

Certificate of Competence Credits 3 3 3 3 1 3

Minimum Credits Required

16

Note: To obtain the Early Childhood Education Certificate of Competence, students must be placed in ENG 100. The Certificate of Competence in Early Childhood Education meets the requirements for:

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• 120 clock hours of formal CDA Credential training (ECED 105, ECED 110, ECED 131)

• 12 credits ECE/CD (Child Development) for Caregivers for Infant-Toddlers

• 9 credits ECE/CD beyond the AS or the AA for Assistant Teacher

• ECE Certificate with AS or AA for Teachers

• 12 credits ECE/CD beyond the BS or the BA for teachers in private Early Childhood programs licensed by the Department of Human Services (DHS).

HONOLULU COMMUNITY COLLEGE CATALOG 2017-2018

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