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Teacher TRAC: For students interested in different pathways within credentialed teaching.  Early Childhood Education, Elementary (multiple subject), Secondary (single subject), Career and Technical Education .  Make sure to check out Resources for Teacher TRAC ECE Pathway!  


Child Development Training Consortium

The application period for the Fall semester is September 1 through September 30 and for the Spring semester is February 1 through February 28.  Please contact Angie Beck with any questions at  

California Early Childhood Mentor Program

The Mentor Program is a wonderful opportunity to help out a new teacher in the field -- also a great way to supplement your income :)  You  must have completed a practicum class (which is CDEC 164 at Cerritos College), qualify for the Master Teacher Level on the Permit and have been teaching for at least two years.  Please contact Susan Gradin for an application at

National Association for the Education of Young Children

Why should you become a member?  Because it is a fabulous opportunity to network, be involved in advocacy work and find out everything there is to know about the field of early childhood education.  When you join National, you automatically become a member of CAEYC and you may choose your local affiliate.

How do you join?  Just visit and follow the steps.    

California Association for the Education of Young Children

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California Commission on Teacher Credentialing 

We strongly encourage our students to continue on their pathway to success by earning a Bachelor's degree in Child Development.  Here are some links to local schools who offer a Bachelor's degree in Child Development.



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    Phone:| (310) 968-5805  Fax:| (310) 662-2099
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