Early Care and Education Stakeholder Meeting. Personnel Requirements for CDE Child Development Programs Camille Maben, Director Child Development Division May 9, 2011. Child Development Programs.
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Personnel Requirements for CDE Child Development Programs
Camille Maben, Director
Child Development Division
May 9, 2011
Approximately 3,500 center-based sites are staffed by an estimated
(Based on number and percentage of children served by setting type and age as reported on CD0801A Monthly Child Care Report, Oct 09)
As well as other program self-evaluation reports and a Desired Results Program Action Plan to identify an area for continuous program improvement
To serve as a classroom teacher with 24 preschool age children, an individual must:
NOTE: Two additional adults must be present to assure a 1:8 ratio for preschool age span
To serve as a Site Supervisor of one or more classrooms at a single site, an individual must hold:
A person who, regardless of his/her title, has programmatic and administrative responsibility for a child care and development program that provides direct services to children at two or more sites, and holds a Program Director permit that requires:
Title 22 Teacher qualifications correspond to the Associate Teacher level on the Child Development Permit Matrix
The Title 22 Center Director qualifications do not correspond to the Site Supervisor level on the matrix
Over the last few years, a national movement has engaged thousands of stakeholders in early care and education in a discussion of three interconnected components of a professional development system.
Those 3 elements are:
The Early Learning Advisory Council (ELAC) is implementing a pilot of a Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) that will look at the staff development and training aspects of high-quality early care and education programs.
Included in the work funded with federal ARRA funds to pilot a QRIS is a component to integrate the ECE Competencies into coursework in higher education and state-funded professional development activities.
The ECE Competencies will be available on the CDD Web site at the end of June 2011, and will be the basis for implementing a discussion of revising the Child Development Permit Matrix into a Career Ladder.