Presentation on theme: "Welcome to the Child Development Permit Workshop"— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome to the Child Development Permit Workshop Sponsored by the Cerritos College Child Development ClubCD Club Advisors: Angie Beck and Susan GradinThank you to Club officers for their help with the workshop!
3 Why apply for the Child Development Permit? Currently entitles the holder to teach in state and federally funded programsPrograms receiving LAUP fundsLos Angeles Universal PreschoolDown the road maybe required by all Child Development CentersIn the future An Early Learning Credential
4 Who gives you the Permit? California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
5 Who will help you pay for the permit? Child Development Training ConsortiumAt certain levels (see next slide)They pay for your Permit feeWill reimburse you for part of the fingerprinting cost ($51)
6 1.Assistant (first-time and renewal) The Child Development Training Consortium will pay for the following levels:1.Assistant (first-time and renewal)2. Associate Teacher (first-time, upgrade and renewal)3. Teacher (first-time, upgrade and renewal)4. Upgrades from one of the three lower level permits to Master Teacher, Site Supervisor or Program Director
8 Understanding the Matrix Permit TitlesEducation RequirementsExperience RequirementAlternative QualificationsAuthorizationFive Year Renewal – 105 Professional Growth HOURSPossible to renew online
9 Which level will you apply for: AssistantAssociate TeacherTeacherMaster TeacherSite SupervisorProgram Director
10 The Application Process The FormsMake sure every question is answered!
11 The forms: All forms filled out in black ink. See checklist! Place on form for CD instructor to signLook at checklist – go over each form requiredLivescan + Green FormVerification of Hours Form – Take to employerAlso send official transcripts (sealed)
12 All forms will be sent to the Consortium! The Consortium will check your forms and send on to the Commission.Label for envelope!
13 How long will it take to receive you permit? 6 weeks to 6 monthsReminder: you will receive an from the commission when your permit is ready. Then you go on the Commission’s website to print
14 Once you print out your Child Development Permit: Start keeping track of your Professional Growth Hours! (105 hours)
15 Need to document these hours Forms provided by the Commission and the Child Development Training Consortium, and in your handout
16 http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl826.pdf You may: 1. Complete one or more college or university courses2. Attend a conference or workshop3. Provide service in a leadership role in your center.4. Provide service in a leadership role in a professional organization (BCAEYC!!).5. Provide service as a professional growth advisor.6. Conduct educational research and innovation.7. Perform systematic programs of observation and analysis of teaching.8. Participate in a program of independent study.9. Improve basic skills10. Participate in creative endeavors.11 Receive your First Aid/CPR card
17 You should print Professional Growth Manual from website Choose a Professional Growth Advisor
18 Do you have a professional portfolio?? Items to include in your portfolio:ResumeYour Educational PhilosophyReflectionsCertificates of Professional Conferences and WorkshopsAwardsLetters of referenceCertificates of membership in professional organizationsTranscriptsProfessional Growth Plans
19 The reflections piece is what makes your portfolio meaningful and not just a scrapbook of paperwork. Reflections show that you can bring experience and knowledge together in a personally meaningful wayConnect theory to practiceGain insight into who you are as a teacher
20 As someone new to this field, think about course work that you could include in your portfolio: Your baby book from CD 110Your child’s portfolio from CD 139Your experiences from CDEC 164