Mary Beth Miller, Co-Faculty Director
(559) 442-4600 x 8334
June Millovich, Co-Faculty Director
Next CAP and CAP Expansion Review and Verification Date is October 14, 2016
Submit your Official Alignment Documents by September 14, 2016, for review on October 14, 2016
Future Review & Verification in March 2017
Note: You may submit your CAP Official documents anytime before the next review session deadline.
CAP TK Fall 2016
CAP Classic & Expansion Spring 2017
The CAP courses are the foundation for the Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) in Early Childhood Education (ECE). Access this link for a list of CSU's who have a program similar to the ADT in ECE. CSU Student Transfer
The California Community Colleges Curriculum Alignment Project (CAP) engaged faculty from across the state to develop a 24 unit lower-division program of study supporting early care and education teacher preparation. Eight courses represent evidence-based courses that are intended to become a foundational core for all early care and education professionals. The eight courses include the following:
In 2012, additional funding was provided by the Race To The Top/Early Learning Challenge Grant (RTT/ELCG) to expand the project to include seven additional courses in the three specialization areas of Infant/Toddler, Administration, and Children with Special Needs. The seven courses include the following:
The Curriculum Alignment Project (CAP), based on the successful history of curriculum collaboration, was granted a contract in 2015-16, CAP TK to develop courses that could be adopted by community colleges to support Transitional Kindergarten teachers’ professional development and/or unit requirement needs with unit bearing classes more tailored to their specific work than the traditional general ECE/CD courses, and available locally and affordably at community colleges.
24 units of specialized coursework is currently in development.
Things you should know: As of June 30, 2016
The CAP courses have been accepted as the required core for the Associate in Science for Transfer in Early Childhood Education. For information on the courses and the degree, go to http://www.c-id.net.