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Child Development and Education / Early Childhood Education

Child development can give you a solid foundation for a career as a teacher and caregiver of young children. The math, science and creative arts courses offer hands-on knowledge and skills in lesson plan implementation as a student teaching practicum connects discipline theory to practical application. Our curriculum satisfies the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing required for employment.

Explore Your Programs Degree/Certificate Options

Early Childhood Education AS-T Program Map

Child Development AS Program Map

Also visit the Education Program

Child Development Permits: Chaffey offers coursework in child development that can be used to fulfill the requirements of various child development permits issued by the State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.


Students with faculty questions for Child Development and Education should email Coordinator, Maryline.Chemama@chaffey.edu.

Christina McPeck
Associate Professor, Child Development Education
Rebecca Brewer
Assistant Professor, Child Development Education
(909) 652-6278