Early Education and Family Studies Instructor Qualifications ARCHIVE

EEFS (ECE & HEC) Instructor Qualifications prior to November 2013:

 

General Requirements 

Masters degree in Early Childhood Education  or Master’s degree in a related area (e.g., Child Development, Human Development, or Family Studies)  plus 30 quarter credits in upper division  coursework in the subject area)  AND   three years recent, full-time, non teaching work experience in the field (working with children, families and early childhood care and education professionals in programs serving young children and their families.

Instructors who meet the above requirement may teach all ECE and HEC courses, with the exception of ECE 234.

For ECE 234 Children with Special Needs

Master’s degree in Early Intervention or Early Childhood Special Education AND three years recent, full-time, non teaching work experience in the field (as described above).

For ECE 120, 121, 122, 123, 132

General Requirements  

OR

Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education   OR  a Bachelor’s degree in a related area (e.g., Child Development, Human Development, or Family Studies)  plus 30 quarter credits in upper division  coursework in Early Childhood Education) 
AND   four years recent, full-time, non-teaching work experience in the field  (working with children, families and early childhood care and education professionals in programs serving young children and their families).

For ECE  170, 173, 174, 175A, 175B, 175C, 175D, 177, 179, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 191, 193, 194, 197, and 198

General Requirements  

OR

Bachelors degree in a subject area related to the course in question OR Bachelor’s degree in a related area (i.e., Child Development, Human Development, or Family Studies)  plus 30 quarter credits in upper division  coursework in a subject area  related to the course in question
AND   four years recent, full-time, non-teaching work experience in the field (working with children, families and early childhood care and education professionals in programs serving young children and their families).

For HEC 157

General Requirements  

OR

Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education OR Bachelor’s degree in a related area (i.e., Child Development, Human Development, or Family Studies) plus 30 quarter credits in upper division coursework in the subject area) 
AND   Four years recent, full-time, non teaching work experience in the field  (working with children, families and early childhood care and education professionals in programs serving young children and their families).  

OR

Associates degree in the Early Childhood Education
AND 5 years recent work experience with children (birth through 5) and their parents

 

Approved: November 2012

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ECE Professional Technical

AAS degree in subject area
OR
Professional Education

  • Professional Development Registry (PDR) Level 4, OR
  • At least 30 quarter credits of ECE-related coursework, OR
  • Child Development Associate (CDA) and at least 20 quarter credits of ECE-related coursework.

Plus 5 years of recent, full-time, non-teaching work experience in the field.
In Early Childhood Education, this refers to recent, full-time work experience with children, families, and ECE programs.

Revised Date: 1/15/04


Lower Division College Transfer

Requires HEC 226

Revised Date: 3/13/2002

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Professional/Technical Education

  • Master’s degree in subject area and 3 years recent, full-time, non-teaching experience in the field
  • OR
  • Master’s degree in related area plus 30 quarter hours credit in upper division coursework in subject area, and 3 years’ recent, full-time, experience in the field. Required course work is: ECE 102, 103, 110, 113, 150, 153-156, 160, 163-166, 101, 200, 112, 111, 270, 271, 250, 253-259
  • OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in related area, plus 30 quarter hours upper division coursework in subject area, plus 4 years recent, full-time, non-teaching work experience in the field
  • OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in related area, plus 30 quarter hours upper division coursework in subject area, plus 4 years’ recent, full-time , non-teaching work experience in the field
  • OR
  • AAS degree in subject area, or professional education plus 5 years’ recent, full-time non-teaching work experience in the field;
  • OR
    • Demonstrated competency and/or qualifications set by licensing organization in the field.
    • Required coursework is ECE 100, ECE 273, ECE 175 (a-b), ECE 199A, ECE elective

Revised Date: Last minutes 3/13/2002

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Mentoring Teachers for Advance Practicum Teachers

The mentoring teacher for Advance Practicum students must have at least an AAS degree in Early Childhood

Revised Date: Last minutes 5/18/2000