California Early Childhood Educator Competencies
(California Department of Education and First 5 California, 2011)
The California ECE Competencies are research-based and aligned with the California Preschool Learning Foundations and the California Infant/Toddler Learning & Development Foundations. Development of the California ECE Competencies involved expert advisors, including representatives from the California Community Colleges and California State University systems to ensure that the competencies are based on current research and practice.
Additional information about and download of the California ECE Competencies, as well as ECE Competencies Videos can be found at http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/cd/re/ececomps.asp.
ECE Competencies and Faculty Initiative Project Instructional Guides
ECE Competency Areas to consider are mapped onto the Faculty Initiative Project Instructional Guides. These Competency Areas are listed on the Preview Pages of each Learning Experience and Key Topic in the following Instructional Guides: