What You’ll Learn at LASC in Associate Teaching
It only takes 12 units to get your Skill Certificate in Associate Teacher at LASC. You’ll be on your way to a rewarding career in education after learning the core principles and practices involved in child development and the relationship of families, schools, and the community. This certificate will allow you to:
- Advance your knowledge of a child’s growth and development so you will understand where a child should be within their development so you know if a child is where they should be developmentally, or if a child needs extra assistance in moving to the next developmental step.
- Gain insight into curriculum development in early education so you can prepare your own curriculum that meets the diverse needs of your students, and so that you can assist the teachers you work with implement their curriculum for the students.
- Want to get a bachelor’s degree? If you haven’t received your associate degree, LASC offers associate degrees in Child Development, as well as an Associate in Science in Early Childhood Education for Transfer degree. You will save money on your first two years of college learning from resourceful faculty before you transfer to a four-year college or university. You can even receive a guaranteed transfer into a CSU, and some UCs! Visit your academic counselor to find out more.