Child Development & Education Program



"The proper time to influence the character of a child is about a hundred years before he is born."
Dean Inge


Quality childcare is an urgent need in California and across the nation. Recent research has brought the importance of the early years in a child's development to the forefront of public awareness.   

The Mt. SAC Child Development Program offers an excellent foundation in the core competencies essential to a career working with infants, families, and young children. The many certificate programs provide a basis for entry into the field or transfer to a four-year program. Make a difference in the life of a child by pursuing a career in this exciting and profoundly rewarding and important profession.   

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  • Lucie Melendez
  • Shireetha Gethers
  • Estela Mejia Gonzalez
Child Development

Building 73
(909) 274-4645 or (909) 274-4912
Tony Henry or Darlene Landeros