Transitional Kindergarten (TK)

Pacific Oaks College’s San Jose Campus offers early childhood education courses to credentialed teachers who would like to gain the expertise needed for a Transitional Kindergarten (TK) classroom. We will prepare participants with the knowledge and skill to create learning environments and curriculum that are age and developmentally appropriate for these young children.

  • Earn up to 24 units
  • $450 per 3-unit course
  • On-campus and online courses
  • Convenient schedules
  • Adult-focused education

HOW TO REGISTER

Download an application here.

Please return your application to the Registrar’s Office:

By Mail:
Pacific Oaks College
Office of the Registrar
55 Eureka Street
Pasadena, CA 91103

By Email:
RegistrarOffice@pacificoaks.edu 

CHOOSE FROM THE COURSES BELOW

 

ON-CAMPUS COURSES    

 ONLINE COURSES

  SUMMER 2016  
  HD305 Cognitive Development: How Children Learn
    Dates: 7/9-10, 7/23-24, 7/30-31
HD390 Developing Anti-Bias Curriculum
    Dates: 5/14-15, 6/4-5, 6/25-26
HD311 Play Across the Lifespan
    Dates: 5/14-15, 6/4-5, 6/11-12
HD426 Working with Children Who Challenge Teachers’ Skills
    Dates: 6/11-12, 7/9-10, 7/23-24
Session 1: May 9 – June 27
ECE430 Play, Language and Literacy
ECE301 Foundations of ECE & Current Issues in the 
            Education of Young Children
ECE320 Creating Inclusive Environments
HD300 Early Childhood Themes and Life Cycle Issues

Session 2: July 4 – August 21
ECE 432 Children’s Literature
HD 441 Team Building for Early Childhood Educators and Parents

  FALL 2016  
  HD305 Cognitive Development: How Children Learn
    Dates: 11/5-6, 11/19-20, 12/10-11

HD412 Working with Children & Families in a Diverse World
    Dates: 9/10-11, 9/24-25, 10/8-9
HD311 Play Across the Lifespan
    Dates: 10/22-23, 11/5-6, 12/10-11
HD426 Working with Children Who Challenge Teachers’ Skills
    Dates: 10/29-30, 11/19-20, 12/3-4

Session 1: September 5 – October 24

HD 406 Emergent Curriculum
ECE 301 Foundations of ECE & Current Issues in the 
             Education of Young Children
HD 300 Early Childhood Themes and Life Cycle Issues
Session 2: October 31 – December 18
HD 315 Art of Observation
ECE 320 Creating Inclusive Environments
HD 305 Cognitive Development: How Children Learn
HD 426 Working with Children Who Challenge Teachers’ Skills
ECE 351 Creative Arts in Early Childhood Education

  SPRING 2017  
  (Dates TBD)

HD305 Cognitive Development: How Children Learn
HD412 Working with Children & Families in a Diverse World
HD311 Play Across the Lifespan
HD426 Working with Children Who Challenge Teachers’ Skills

Session 1: January 9 – February 26

ECE 365 Technology in Early Childhood Education
ECE 361 Child, Family and Community Partnerships in ECE
HD 303 The Earliest Years
HD 441 Team Building for Early Childhood Educators and Parents
Session 2: March 6 – April 23
ECE 341 Social Emotional Foundations in ECE
ECE 351 Creative Arts in Early Childhood Education
HD 305 Cognitive Development: How Children Learn

 

QUESTIONS

Please contact the Registrar’s Office at 626.529.8076.

*The 24 Transitional Kindergarten units earned are not eligible to apply towards a degree program at Pacific Oaks College.