Education, Child Development & Family Services: Child Development

The Child Development Program prepares students for an associate degree in Child Development or for completion of certificates of achievement in Preschool, Infant/Toddler or School Age Child Care, Family Child Care Provider Certificate, and the Child Development Permit levels of Assistant, Associate Teacher, Teacher, Master Teacher, Site Supervisor and Program Director. Students develop knowledge of subject matter and skills needed for success in transferring to a college or university as well as success in a variety of vocational areas.

Child Development Department Homepage

Catalog Description

Career Information

The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides information on what the job is like, training/ education required, projections on the number of jobs that will be available, salaries, related occupations and relevant professional associations. Click on the links below for more information:

Child care workers

Child day care services

Teacher assistants

Education administrators

Teachers - Preschool, Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle, and Secondary


CTE Child Development Brochure

CTE Orfalea Child Development Brochure


The  Child Development Permit Matrix is is

sued through the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.


Current Events

CD 61’s Child, Family, and Community class pulled together to donate supplies to women at Project Understanding, a faith-based agency that assists families to make the transition back to self-sufficiency and help children from low-income families succeed in their education.


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