NEW!  Fall 2016 Fast Track Classes Have Been Added!
Check out this list and signup now to complete these classes this year!


Department Orientation Presentation: August 17, 2016 from 6-7:30pm in MD-105.
All students currently enrolled and/or interested in Child Development programs are welcome to attend this general information meeting to meet faculty, learn about the different certificates and degrees that are available in child development and ask questions.

CHDV 103  Infant and Toddler Development (3 units)
Class #: 51135
8 week session:  6/20/16 – 8/15/16
Monday/Wednesday nights:  6:00-8:50pm
Escondido campus:  ESC-202
Instructor:  Amanda Hill

A study of the process of human development from conception to 36 months of age, including prenatal development and the birth process. A focus on understanding typical and atypical developmental milestones in all domains for infants and toddlers, focusing on respect and attachment in relation to development, with implications for guidance and care.  This class counts as infant/toddler units towards the licensing requirement to work in settings with children under 3.

Please contact Child Development department chair Jenny Fererro with any questions:

NEW! Spring Fast Track 2 CHDV-106 Class Is Now Available!
CHDV 106  Infant Toddler Care and Curriculum   #34259  — Register Now!

Department Orientation Information: 2016SpringCHDVorientation
Department Orientation Presentation: January 13, 2016 from 6-7:30pm in MD-105.

Are you an English Language Learner who is interested in a career in Child Development?  Child Development is Offering a Learning Communities Class with ESL this Spring:  Learning Communities CHDV 100 and ESL 105 Flyer 11-4-15

Jim Gill Workshop – Music Play for All Young Children, Saturday October 17, 2015 at Mira Costa College:  JimGillWorkshop Music Play for All Young Children 10-17-15 Mira Costa

Department Orientation Information: 2015FallCHDVdeptorientationflyer
Department Orientation Presentation:  2015FallCHDVdepartmentorientationpresentation

Child Development Department Participates in Early Acceptance Program
The Palomar College Early Acceptance Program (EAP) is an event designed to assist new students in assessment, orientation, and registration of classes at Palomar College.  All incoming high school graduates are invited to be part of this special program.  Many departments participate to provide more in-depth information on specific certificates and / or degrees within their disciplines including career path options.

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If you need assistance with transferring, planning your schedule, applying for a permit or any other information regarding the department, please schedule an appointment with Jenny Fererro, Department Chair or 760-744-1150 x2314                                                                   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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