|California Early Childhood Mentor Teacher Program
Provides a system of teacher and director mentoring in the field of
early childhood education in San Francisco. For more information about
services the California
Early Childhood Mentor Teacher Program provides call (415)
452-5600 for Statewide Information or call Sheila Norman at (415) 452-7004 or at email@example.com.
|Child Development Centers
Child Care and Development Centers serve CCSF student - parents and other families and their children and provide practicum training sites
Orfalea Family Center at the Main Campus - Preschool and Toddler
Orfalea Family Center at John Adams Campus - Preschool and Toddler
Mission Child Development Center at the Mission Campus - Preschool
Grace Child Development Center - near the SE Campus - Preschool
Bernal Child Development Center - Bernal Heights - Preschool
Rocky Mountain Parent Participation Nursery School - Castro - Preschool
|Child Development Training Consortium
Supports training and professional growth by offering tuition
reimbursement for those working in the field. Also provides
reimbursement for the cost of obtaining the child development permit.
More information about services the Child Development Training
Consortium provides can be obtained at www.childdevelopment.org. For
information about class reimbursement at City College of San Francisco
call (415) 452-7004.
|Credit Courses in Child Development and Family Studies
A full range of credit course work featuring 85 sections of courses
on child development topics, leading to an AA with a major in Child
Development, or certificates in various interest areas. Courses are
offered during the day, evenings and weekends at most of the CCSF sites
throughout the City. Course and schedule information can be obtained
by calling (415)
239-3172, or through the schedule of classes
|Family Child Care Training Program
Courses, resources and services specifically for family child care
providers are available through the department. Support for current and
future child care providers is available at:
|Foster and Kinship Care Education Schedule of
Classes for foster parents offered in the community in collaboration
with the San Francisco Department of Human Services. Information about
foster parenting can be obtained by calling the San Francisco Department
of Human Services Foster Care & Adoption Hotline at (415) 558-2200 Information can be obtained by calling (415)239-3172.
FOSTER & KINSHIP CARE EDUCATION
A service-learning project offered in partnership with San Francisco
State University. Students receive stipends, experience and credit
for working in SF preshools. For more information, contact: www.jstart.org
For enrollment information, see: http://jumpstart-sf.sfsu.edu or call (415) 452 7000
The Child Development & Family Studies Dept. operates Effie's Room in
the Orfalea Family Center (OFC 200) on the Main Campus. The room
provides access to new moms who need to use a private lactation area.
Baby-changing facilities, a refrigerator and privacy are available
during the day. The area is open on a first-come, first serve basis
during the school year or by monthly reservation and is generally open
between 9-4 daily. Funded by the Orfalea Foundation, the lactation
center provides support to new breast-feeding moms who are working or
attending school. Employees and students are invited to use the
facility. Questions on usage can be directed to Maria Chu at 452-5905.
|Parent & Infant and Parent & Child
Adult education classes designed for parents and children at 15 sites
throughout the City. Enrollment information can be obtained by calling 415 452-5905 or 239-3172 or by viewing the list
|Parenting in the Business Community
Classes for working parents at selected business sites.
Special Needs Project (pdf File download)|
We believe that all children deserve an equitable education and we strive to
help make that a reality by offering high-quality coursework and support for
special educators.The Special Needs Program offers integrated and content-specific coursework
to professional early childhood and K-12 educators with the vision of more
effectively teaching and supporting children with exceptional needs and
their families in San Francisco.
|Positive Parenting Classes
Classes for meeting court mandated parenting education requirements.
Violence prevention training program and certificate for early
childhood professionals. For information on Safe Start in San Francisco
and the Safe Start Campaign visit www.dcyf.org/Content.aspx?id=1490
|San Francisco Child Care Facilities and Demographic Information
The Child Care Facilities Fund of the Low Income Investment Fund sponsors a site that maps all child care facilities in San Francisco. Dempgraphic information on San Francisco child care facilities are available at this site.
|School-Age and Youth Worker Program
School-Age and Youth Worker Program: Individuals interested in becoming
school-age or youth workers in after school or recreational settings are
encouraged to enroll in courses leading to the Youth Worker Certificate.
Additional courses for youth workers can be found in a variety of
departments, inculding Health Education and IDST.
Suggested City College of San Francisco Courses
For School-Age and Youth Workers
|SF Early Childhood Professional Development Project
A resource & support center designed to assist early childhood professionals
with career, permit, coursework, &
|Teacher Prep Center
Individuals interested in becoming K-12 teachers can receive advising, pathway and transfer support, resources and information on related activities including, mentoring, Future Teachers Club, field experience opportunities and specific course offerings for future teachers. SFSU courses offered at the CCSF
campus in related areas are available, as are advisors and counselors. Call (415)
Web Page: http://www.ccsf.cc.ca.us/~TRDP/
|Faculty/Student Referral Form