​​Transitional Kindergarten Certificat​e​

    CAP Transitional Kindergarten (CAP TK) ALIGNED Certifcate

The goal of the Transitional Kindergarten certificate is to provide a strand of unit bearing curriculum specifically designed to meet the needs of current Transitional Kindergarten (TK) teachers as well as Multiple Subject credential holders needing the Early Childhood unit requirement to be a TK teacher.

New ECE Courses in TK Banner.PNG

New courses to support transitional kindergarten teachers’ professional development and/or unit requirement needs are available locally and affordably. TK teachers and administrators in local education agencies,  as well as early childhood education professionals may enroll!

SMC TK Flyer Updated.pdf

Certificate of Achievement in TK:


ECE 2 Principles & Practices of Teaching Young Children (3 units)


ECE 24 Preschool & Early Primary Development (3 units)


ECE 25 Assessment in TK & Kindergarten (3 units)


ECE 26 CA Preschool Foundations & Frameworks 1 (3 units)


ECE 27 CA Preschool Foundations & Frameworks 2 (3 units)


ECE 28 Practicum - Student Teaching in TK (3 units)


ECE 29 Reflective Practice Seminar (3 units)


ECE 30 Strategies for Working with Challenging Behaviors (3 units)​