Infant and Toddler Specialization, College Credit Certificate (C.C.C.)
The Infant / Toddler Specialization certificate is designed for students who are interested in working with children from birth-age 2. Students will gain an understanding of how to work with this unique population of children. Infants and toddlers are developing very quickly and the student will learn how to create a developmentally appropriate classroom to accommodate children’s growing independence while still providing the support they need. Students will also be eligible for the DCF Staff Credential upon completion of the program.
Florida Gateway College Online
Students must demonstrate competence in reading, math, or language through placement examination or by passing the appropriate reading, math or language courses, if not exempt by state board of education rule 6A-10.0315. A student who does not achieve minimum scores will be required to take developmental educations classes in English, math, reading, and SLS 1501 the College Experience.
Classes are delivered online.
Salaries start at $11.65 per hour.
Graduates of this program have successful career outlooks, including becoming a teacher to infants or toddlers.
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Students must have a high school diploma or GED® certificate and take a placement exam, if not exempt by the State Board of Education Rule 6A-10.0315.
CCP Core Courses (see Child Care Professional)
These 12 hours cannot be a combination of 12 Personal Enrichment hours; they must be declared as a major in the degree or certificate-seeking process.
Students will earn 12 college credits towards the Associate of Science in Early Childhood Education.
Students will demonstrate their knowledge of a developmentally appropriate infant/toddler environment.
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