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CCP 122: Essentials of Early Care and Education - I

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This course provides an overview of the basic components of early child care and education. Students gain knowledge of six of the CDA competency standards: safety, health, learning environment, families, program management and professionalism. Enrollment restrictions per state child care regulations. Student must be 18 years of age with a high school diploma/GED or concurrently enrolled in a state approved vocational high school child care program to register for this course. Concurrent enrollment in CCP 132 is required. The title of this course was previously Child Development Credentialing I.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; consent required

Level II Prereq: The national CDA certificate requires reflective assignments on current work with children for a total of 480 hours of direct work with children ages 5 and younger.

Corequisites: CCP 132

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