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Teacher Academy at Santa Monica College 

Financial Support provided by the LAUP CDWFI Grant

  • Santa Monica Colleges Fees paid for students enrolled in an Early Childhood/Education Course

  • Early Childhood/Education Textbooks provided for High School Students

  • School supplies for High School Students enrolled in an Early Childhood/Education Course (notebooks, pens, pencil).

Course Offerings

PDF FileSchool year 2015-16 SAMOHI Offering

Fall 2015

ECE 11, Child, Family and Community

Transfer: UC, CSU    •    IGETC Area 4 (Social and Behavioral Sciences)    •    C-ID: CDEV 110.

This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement.

This course is an examination of the developing child in a societal context focusing on the interrelationship of family, school and community with an emphasis on historical and socio-cultural factors. Studies of family systems in contemporary society as they impact children and their individual heritage, diverse culture, ability and language will be examined highlighting at least three major American cultures (Latino American, African American, Asian American, Native American, and European American). The processes of socialization and identity development will be highlighted showing the importance of respectful, reciprocal relationships that support and empower families.

ECE 11 Enrollment Papers - Once you have completed, take to SAMOHI Career Center- Julie Honda

PDF FileSAMOHI Dual Enrollment Application Packet July 15 CE

Tuesday / Thursday 2:15 - 3:35 SAMOHI Campus Room L115

Spring 2016

EDUC 1, Career Choices in Education   •  3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU

The course provides an introductory overview of the Early Childhood through 12th grade teaching profession. It will explore the philosophy, history and sociology of the American educational system with
an emphasis on elements unique to the state of California. In addition, qualities of effective educators, elements and purposes of a professional portfolio, and critical issues in diverse contemporary classrooms will be addressed. Students will record school site observations that will be archived to a professional e-portfolio. Portfolio training will be provided within the course.

Students will perform up to 20 hours of field work in a school classroom.

EDUC 1 Enrollment Papers - Once you have completed, take to SAMOHI Career Center- Julie Honda

PDF FileEDUCATION 1 SAMOHI Spring 2016 Dual Enrollment Packet

Tuesday / Thursday 2:15 - 3:45 SAMOHI Campus Room L115