The College of Extended Learning is proud to partner with Virtual Education Software (VESi), a leading provider of accredited online courses for educators. These online professional development courses are written by top educators and provide relevant and interactive instruction on a wide variety of subjects.
Online courses work with your schedule, allowing you to participate when it is convenient for you. Each course instructor is available for professional questions by e-mail or a toll-free phone number. The courses are offered for either three- or four-quarter units of continuing education-level credit. Most students can complete three-unit courses in about 30 hours and four-unit courses in about 40 hours. You may register for these courses at any time during a quarter.
EDUC 3372. This course is designed to help educators achieve a better understanding of infant and toddler mental health, child development and strategies that can be used to promote positive relationships with children and their families. Gain information that will help you understand and identify your role as a child care provider, educator and early childhood professional. This course provides research-based information on child development, attachment, temperament and curriculum. Resources will be provided for both teachers and parents who would like more help or information about infant and toddler mental health.