Research Studies:

The Professional Preparation of Spanish-Speaking Early Childhood Education Community College Students and Non-Matriculated Early Educators: Approach, Curriculum and Program Implementation

 Education Access and Success Program- Study and Report

Student Orientations: Visit the Department Student Orientation page for dates/times.

Civic & Community Service Learning: Please visit  the Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action (VIDA) to learn more about service learning opportunities.


Circle of Care/Trauma-Informed Care (TIC)

Since 2013, the Child Development & Education Department have been involved in a county wide collaborative known as Circle of Care, an initiative to support families and children in the child welfare system. Early childhood educators receive training in trauma-informed care. The Child Development & Education Department Department has developed the Trauma-Informed Certificate Program (16 quarter units), under the Strong Workforce Initative.  For more information contact Mayra Cruz.

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