San Francisco Early Childhood Professional Development Project

San Francisco Early Childhood Professional Development Project

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PDP Faculty and Advisors
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The overall goal of the Professional Development Project is to increase quality child development services in San Francisco through the promotion of recruitment, retention and educational advancement in the Early Care and Education workforce.

The activities include comprehensive career resources, academic advising, information on training opportunities, and a partnership between the Community College and San Francisco State University. The project also serves as a voice for professional development, career resource issues, early childhood workforce compensation, and public policy.

Career and Education Resources


Pathways to Graduation and Transfer

for Child Development Students  


  • JVS/WU YEE PATHWAY - a cohort of TAY students ( 18-24 years)  interested in careers in ECE
  • SFUSD Dual -enrollment Pathways - High School Pathways for Future Teachers and Youth Workers
  • AEBG Pathway - ESL and AEBG Pathway for ECE
  • ECE Workforce Pathway courses- GE classes offered in the evenings for CDEV students - Contact Cynthia Fong at  

CONTACT Kathleen White at