The After School Program Associate Teacher Certificate is intended to
provide students with skills necessary to work with K-12 students in
an after-school setting, provide tutoring or homework assistance, or
assist in academic enrichment programs.
Completion of the required courses for this certificate plus 50 days of
field experience (minimum of 3 hours per day) can qualify you for the
California Child Development Associate Teacher Permit with a school age emphasis.
Contact Career Education counselors at SAC for additional assistance
in planning your School-Age profession (714-564-6254).
- Students will demonstrate a knowledge base of theory specific
to childhood (1st-6th grade) education.
- Students will apply the knowledge base of theory to practice
through thoughtful reflections on classroom observations.
- Students will understand and be conversant about the main
philosophical and sociological ideas and trends that have
influenced education as well as be able to analyze their
application and importance for teaching today
Required Courses (2022-2023):
(formerly Education 113)
|Tutoring Reading in Elementary Schools||1|
ORChild Development 114
|Careers in Teaching||1|
Child Development 107
|Child Growth and Development (DS1)|
Introduction to Child Psychology
|Child Development 110||Child, Family, and Community (DS2)||3|
|Child Development 120B|
|School-Age Child Care and Recreation Activities (DS5)||3|
|Child Development 205||Introduction to Children with Special Needs||3|
Communication Studies 102
Communication Studies 102H
|Introduction to Dance Forms|
Honors Public Speaking