Early Childhood Education at San Ramon

The DVC ECE Department provides students and staff employed in Early Care and Education Programs and Transitional Kindergarten classrooms with a full offering of relevant courses to meet ECE Certificate and Associate Degree requirements, Child Development Permits, the TK Teacher ‘24 ECE units’ requirement, and the Infant Toddler course state requirements for infant toddler care. Additional resources are available for those working with 0-5-year-olds in licensed programs.  Check the ECE Dept. webpage www.dvc.edu/ece for information about Certificate and Degree requirements and resources

2023 course offerings - all available online

Registration is open now! Spring semester courses start January 23rd and end May 19th.

New or returning students apply for admission to DVC and then check your new Insite account for your Student ID# and registration directions.  Tuition is $46 per unit.

The San Ramon Campus is offering the following ECE courses this spring - many sections still have openings!

  • ECE 123-9250:    Introduction to Curriculum in Early Childhood Education - 3 units
  • ECE 124 –9352:  Child Development and Psychology -3 units
  • ECE 125–9261:  Principles and Practices of Early Childhood Education - 3 units
  • ECE 130-9400:  Child, Family & Community – 3 units

For more information, download the ECE brochure, or contact Martina Ebesugawa at mebesugawa@dvc.edu.