Department Advising


  • Program pathways
  • Child Development certificate programs and degree requirements
  • Child Development permit
  • Course sequences
  • Early Childhood Education Transfer Degree
  • Foreign transcript review information
  • Resources to be successful as a student

Faculty Mentors for Advising 

Declare a major, complete assessment, complete student orientation (online or on campus) and visit the Counseling and Advising Center to complete your Education Plan. 

Academic Year 2020 

  • Email instructors for an appointment.
Full-Time Faculty Email Office
Li Wei Sun CD2-21d
Nellie Vargas CD2-21e
Mayra Cruz CD2-21c
Jayanti Roy CD3-38
Part-Time Faculty
Contact your instructor    

Child Development Training Consortium

The Child Development Training Consortium promotes high quality early education to California's children and families by providing financial and technical assistance to child development students and professionals. At De Anza, the consortium funds are used to provide book vouchers. For information contact Li Wei Sun at

California Child Development Permits

The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) offers six levels of the Child Development Permit, each with its own set of issuance requirements and each authorizing the holder to perform different levels of service in child development programs.

Students interested in applying for a child Development Permit can download the permit application at the Child Development Training Consortium website to access the permit application.

Foreign Transcript Review

Need an evaluation of a degree achieved outside of the United States? Take a look at these CCTC approved agencies.

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