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Contact: Tony HenryTitle: Department Co-ChairContact: ahenry@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Child Development - Early Intervention and Inclusion

Business Division
Certificate T0458

The Child Development - Early Intervention and Inclusion Certificate prepares students with the specialized skills to work with children with special needs and other disabilities and/or early intervention programs. This certificate meets the State's competencies for early childhood intervention/early childhood special education paraprofessionals. This Certificate meets or exceeds California Title 5 requirements for the Child Development Master Teacher Permit (when combined with 16 general education units). To earn the Child Development - Early Intervention and Inclusion Certificate of Achievement, students must complete 37 units of required coursework listed below. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Required Courses

Industry StatisticsJob Titles & Salaries
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    • Education Administrators for Preschool and Childcare Programs

      Education Administrators for Preschool and Childcare Programs

      SOC Career Code: 11-9031.00

      Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic and nonacademic activities of preschool and childcare centers or programs.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $43.04

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $48,394.85
      Annual Job Openings
      883

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Education Administrators for Elementary and Secondary Schools

      Education Administrators for Elementary and Secondary Schools

      SOC Career Code: 11-9032.00

      Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic, administrative, or auxiliary activities of public or private elementary or secondary level schools.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $80.22

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $126,318.84
      Annual Job Openings
      2,513

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Child, Family, and School Social Workers

      Child, Family, and School Social Workers

      SOC Career Code: 21-1021.00

      Provide social services and assistance to improve the social and psychological functioning of children and their families and to maximize the family well-being and the academic functioning of children. May assist parents, arrange adoptions, and find foster homes for abandoned or abused children. In schools, they address such problems as teenage pregnancy, misbehavior, and truancy. May also advise teachers.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $45.65

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $55,316.76
      Annual Job Openings
      4,232

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Preschool Teachers

      Preschool Teachers

      SOC Career Code: 25-2011.00

      Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool, day care center, or other child development facility. May be required to hold State certification.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $26.10

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $34,781.17
      Annual Job Openings
      7,356

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Kindergarten Teachers

      Kindergarten Teachers

      SOC Career Code: 25-2012.00

      Teach elemental natural and social science, personal hygiene, music, art, and literature to kindergarten students. Promote physical, mental, and social development. May be required to hold State certification.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $50.80

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $72,439.86
      Annual Job Openings
      1,267

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Elementary School Teachers

      Elementary School Teachers

      SOC Career Code: 25-2021.00

      Teach students basic academic, social, and other formative skills in public or private schools at the elementary level.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $56.98

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $82,796.20
      Annual Job Openings
      14,954

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Special Education Preschool Teachers

      Special Education Preschool Teachers

      SOC Career Code: 25-2051.00

      Teach preschool school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Includes teachers who specialize and work with audibly and visually handicapped students and those who teach basic academic and life processes skills to the mentally impaired.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $42.54

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $46,635.55
      Annual Job Openings
      207

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Special Education Kindergarten and Elementary School Teachers

      Special Education Kindergarten and Elementary School Teachers

      SOC Career Code: 25-2052.00

      Teach elementary school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Includes teachers who specialize and work with audibly and visually handicapped students and those who teach basic academic and life processes skills to the mentally impaired.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $56.86

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $77,440.49
      Annual Job Openings
      1,409

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Instructional Coordinators

      Instructional Coordinators

      SOC Career Code: 25-9031.00

      Develop instructional material, coordinate educational content, and incorporate current technology in specialized fields that provide guidelines to educators and instructors for developing curricula and conducting courses. Includes educational consultants and specialists, and instructional material directors.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $64.77

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $81,959.19
      Annual Job Openings
      2,489

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Teacher Assistants

      Teacher Assistants

      SOC Career Code: 25-9041.00

      Perform duties that are instructional in nature or deliver direct services to students or parents. Serve in a position for which a teacher has ultimate responsibility for the design and implementation of educational programs and services.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $23.73

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $35,366.48
      Annual Job Openings
      20,352

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
How to Complete the Program

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Certificate & Degree Details

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  • Child Development - Early Intervention and Inclusion

    Business Division
    Certificate T0458

    The Child Development - Early Intervention and Inclusion Certificate prepares students with the specialized skills to work with children with special needs and other disabilities and/or early intervention programs. This certificate meets the State's competencies for early childhood intervention/early childhood special education paraprofessionals. This Certificate meets or exceeds California Title 5 requirements for the Child Development Master Teacher Permit (when combined with 16 general education units). To earn the Child Development - Early Intervention and Inclusion Certificate of Achievement, students must complete 37 units of required coursework listed below. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    CHLD 1Child, Family, School and Community3
    CHLD 5Principles and Practices in Child Development Programs3
    CHLD 6Introduction to Child Development Curriculum3
    CHLD 11Child and Adolescent Development3
    CHLD 64Health, Safety, and Nutrition of Children3
    CHLD 66Early Childhood Development Observation and Assessment2
    CHLD 66LEarly Childhood Development Observation and Assessment Laboratory1
    CHLD 68Introduction to Children With Special Needs3
    CHLD 73Infant and Toddler Development3
    CHLD 79Infant and Toddler Care and Education3
    CHLD 84Guidance and Discipline in Child Development Settings1
    CHLD 80Curriculum and Strategies for Children with Special Needs3
    CHLD 85Infants At Risk3
    Choose one of the following course pairs:3
    CHLD 67
    Early Childhood Education Practicum
    CHLD 67L
    Early Childhood Education Practicum Laboratory
    OR
    CHLD 86
    Infant Toddler Practicum Seminar
    CHLD 87
    Infant Toddler Practicum Field Work Experience
    Total Units37

    Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence 

  • Child Development, AS

    Business Division
    Degree S1315

    This program provides a theoretical framework and practical experience developing skills necessary to work directly in preschool classrooms. Graduates can be employed at the teacher or master teacher level. The program develops students’ skills and abilities in observation and assessing, planning and executing activities, and classroom management based on developmentally appropriate practices. Degree requirements exceed the identified eight (8) courses for transfer by requiring additional practical experience and curriculum courses.

    This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    CHLD 1Child, Family, School and Community3
    CHLD 5Principles and Practices in Child Development Programs3
    CHLD 6Introduction to Child Development Curriculum3
    CHLD 11Child and Adolescent Development3
    CHLD 64Health, Safety, and Nutrition of Children3
    CHLD 66Early Childhood Development Observation and Assessment2
    CHLD 66LEarly Childhood Development Observation and Assessment Laboratory1
    CHLD 68Introduction to Children With Special Needs3
    CHLD 69Early Childhood Development Field Work Seminar2
    CHLD 84Guidance and Discipline in Child Development Settings1
    CHLD 91Early Childhood Development Field Work1
    Choose one of the following sequences:3
    CHLD 67
    Early Childhood Education Practicum
    CHLD 67L
    Early Childhood Education Practicum Laboratory
    OR
    CHLD 86
    Infant Toddler Practicum Seminar
    CHLD 87
    Infant Toddler Practicum Field Work Experience
    Total Units28

    Note: These courses are acceptable for the Child Development requirements leading to the Child Development Permit.

    Guided Pathways of Study Suggested Course Sequence  

Contacts

Department Contact

Contact: Tony HenryTitle: Department Co-ChairContact: ahenry@mtsac.edu

Office Contact

Location: Building 73Phone: (909) 274-4645