May 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog 
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog

Early Childhood Teacher Aide, CPC

Length: 17 credits

Program Contacts

Estimated Cost: $3,800

  • Books/Course Materials - $600
  • Resident Tuition and General Student Fees  $3,200

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Learning Outcomes

The purpose of this program is to prepare students to work in an early childhood education setting as a Teacher Aide 1 as defined by the Oregon Child Care Division. Students completing this certificate will also achieve Level 7.5 in the Oregon Professional Development Registry for Early Childhood

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Develop a creative imagination to understand suitable art forms to offer young children.
  • Explain theories of development relating to the early years.
  • Express and understand the use of guidance that supports moral autonomy in young children.
  • Identify state rules and regulations regarding health and safety which govern licensing of early childhood programs.
  • Demonstrate in a supervised lab school setting awareness of consistent, appropriate guidance and developmentally appropriate.

Program Requirements

Program Core Courses

PROGRAM CORE courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass.