COVID-19 Updates

Child Development Department

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It is now time to apply for the Educational Support Grant through the Child Development Training Consortium.
The cover letter explains who is eligible and the student instructions give you screen shots of the online application process.  Please reach out to Angie Beck at with any questions.

Due to the campus closure and all staff working from home, it is not feasible to offer Verifications of Completion at this time. You are encouraged to apply for your Child Development Permit through the Child Development Training Consortium. Also, please look forward to announcements from faculty about two new Certificates being offered in the Fall of 2020. Thank you so much for your patience and understanding.

We understand that you have several choices when it comes to your education and we appreciate your interest in our program. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the Health Occupation Division Office at ext. 2552 or any of full-time instructors.  

It is important for you to know, as a Child Development major, when you observe in classrooms to complete your assignments, enroll in CDEC 164 Practicum AND when you apply for a job working in a licensed facility with young children, you will need the following due to the Health & Safety Code:

Section 1596.7995 (a)(1) Commencing September 1, 2016, a person shall not be employed or volunteer at a day care center if he or she has not been immunized against influenza, pertussis, and measles (according to most recent CDC Adult Schedule (Adult Immunization Schedules and Tools for Providers?CDC).  Each employee and volunteer shall receive an influenza vaccination between August 1 and December 1 of each year.

  • 2 Vaccines (MMR - Series of 2 & Pertussis - Tdap, every 10 years)
  • Flu shot (between August 1 and December 1 only)
  • TB test (within last 2 years, chest X-ray good for 5 years)

You will also need to sign the Statement of Good Health.

Health Occupations Division Office ext. 2550 Questions? Contact Angie Beck

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