2023-2024 Catalog 
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2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Infant Toddler and Two’s Educator, Certificate of Achievement

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JJC Program Code: SS053

ICCB Program Code: SSCI 0053

This certificate will prepare students for a career as a caregiver and educator within infant, toddler and two-year old settings. Through a combination of coursework and practical experiences, the child care professional receiving this certificate will be eligible for the Illinois Gateways Early Childhood Education and Infant Toddler Credentials at a minimum of a Level 2. This 30-hour certificate can be also be awarded to students as a precursor or in addition to the AAS in CDEV degree. Please be advised that the State of Illinois requires a criminal background check, including fingerprinting, and a medical clearance with TB test to work in a child care setting.

Health Physical: Students should be advised that the State of Illinois requires a physical including TB test before an individual can work or volunteer in a licensed child care program. Working with infants, toddlers and two-year old children will require frequent lifting and bending.  

Completion Guide

For advisor information and a sample schedule by semester, view our completion guide. 

Total Required Hours: 30 Semester Hours

Core Electives: 6 Semester Hours

Students will select 2 courses from this approved list to benefit their career pathway for a total of 6 semester credit hours.

Includes Online Courses

This program includes the option for distance education courses (online and/or hybrid).

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