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Child Care

Birth Through Five

F lorida C hild C are P rofessional C redential Classes

Registration Information:

For every 20 children in a licensed child care facility, there must be one worker with a Florida Child Care Professional Credential
(FCCPC) (formerly known as CDA) or a credential that is equivalent to or greater than the FCCPC.
To receive the approved Children and Family Services FCCPC you must complete four child care training courses. The courses may be taken for academic college credit (3 credits each).
CHD 1220 Child Growth and Development
CHD 2432 Curriculum for Young Children
CHD 1430 Observing and Recording Child Behavior
CHD 1941 Early Childhood Internship
CHD 2322 Programs for Young Children
CHD 2800 Childcare/Education Administrative Overiew*
*Prerequisites include: CHD 1220, CHD 2432, CHD 1430 and CHD 1941.

Students electing to take these classes for academic credit need to apply for admission and follow registration dates/guidelines as published in the college calendar.  Admission-Enrolling-and-Registration Information

For information on the Staff Credential please click here.

 

Child Growth & Development CHD 1220: 

This Florida Child Care Provider Credential (FCCPC) course is a study of the growth and development of the child from conception through age five, including the physical, social, emotional and mental development of the young child, influence of environment and principles and theories of development.   3 semester hours credit.

Instructor:       Kala Dean                                  Location:     Bldg. Y    Room 163

 

Curriculum for Young Children CHD 2432:

This course is a study of the techniques of using language arts, science, art, social studies, math, and physical activities with young children with emphasis on interdisciplinary learning. Prerequisite is CHD 1220 or consent of department.  3 semester credit hours.

Instructor:       Kala Dean                                  Location:     Bldg. Y    Room 163

Observing & Recording Child Behavior CHD 1430:  

This Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC) course is designed to increase objectivity and proficiency in observing, recording, and interpreting children’s behavior in addition to increasing awareness of normative patterns of behavior of children from birth through 5 years of age.  This course includes observation of infants, toddlers, and a case study of a child from this age group.  3 semester hours credit. 

Instructor:       Kala Dean                                  Location:     Bldg. Y    Room 163

Internship CHD 1941:

This course provides on-the-job training toward the Child Development Associate Credential, Occupational Certificate, and Associate in Science Degree. The student will be assigned a qualified supervisor appointed by t e respective agency for which he/she works. Prerequisites is completion of two of  CHD 1220 or CHD 1430 or CHD 2432.  3 semester hours credit.

Instructor:        Kala Dean                                    Location:    Bldg. Y    Room 163

 

Director's Class

For information on the Director's Credential please click here.

Early Care & Education Administrative Overview  CHD 2800:

This is the foundation course for administrators/directors of early care and education programs to obtain a credential as part of the minimum child care licensing standards.

Instructor:        Donna Doelman                        Location:    Bldg. Y    Room 163

 

Additional Coursework

Programs for Young Children CHD 2322:

This course is a study of the principles and practices of progrms for young children.  It includes current research in early childhood education, role of the teacher , and selection and use of equipment and materials for groups of young children.  Prerequisite:  CHD 1220 or consent of department.  3 semester hours credit.

Introductory Child Care Training

           PART I – all child care personnel are required to complete the following 30-clock-hours which are divided into five training modules:

Behavioral Observation and Screening

Child Abuse and Neglect

Child Growth and Development

Health, Safety and Nutrition

Rules and Regulations

          PART II – all child care personnel are required to complete 10-clock-hours of training.

For current requirements and online classes please visit www.myflorida.com/childcare.

For classroom instruction contact Early Education and Care at 850-872-7550, ext. 2287 or 2289.

 

If you are interested in a class not offered at this time, please contact us at 850-718-2270.

 
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