Appropriate Practices through Planning, Resources & Learning opportunitiesin Early Childhood Education Settings
The vision of Project APPLES is to promote quality programming through integrated services for ECE professionals (professionals is identified as either a center based teaching staff or infant/toddler caregiver, and family child care providers). APPLES focuses on improving the level of training of providers by incorporating continuous process improvement through observation, assessment and planning, implements staff training, provides information, resources and referrals as appropriate, focuses on consistent quality in its activities, and utilizes research to improve quality. [More]
Participants earn twelve (12) semester units toward an Associate Teacher permit with a Certificate through East Los Angeles College. While working or volunteering participants are placed in centers with supervising Teachers who mentor them. At the end of the program, participants receive either an Associate Teacher's Permit which qualifies them to work in a high quality Child Development Center. [More]
Cooperative Education is an academic program that offers the student an opportunity to combine classroom learning with on-the-job experience; the purpose of which is to help the student choose a career or find the "right" job and to achieve success based on that choice. It also provides for the student who is already employed or who is seeking employment in a particular field of study. The student learns to establish short-and long-range career objectives and to recognize his/her progress by establishing measurable learning objectives.[More]
This program serves youth between the ages of 14-15 years of age. These are youth that are places in out of home care. The services provided for ESTEP include training in the following areas: communication skills, school success, making decisions and choices, college preparation, and dealing with leaving foster care.
Provides quality education and support opportunities for care-gives of children in out-of-home care so that these providers may meet the educational, emotional, behavioral and developmental needs of the children and youth.
This program is designed to help the youth in out-of-home care. Services are for youth between 16-19 years of age. These are foster youth living in a relative's home, foster home, or in a group home setting. The services provided are to prepare youth for emancipation upon their 18th birthday, or graduation. The ILP program provides information, training, and support to help youth obtain employment, manage money, and survive and thrive as productive citizens within their communities.
Are you a grandparent, uncle, aunt, or other extended family member who is caring part-time or full-time for a relative's child?
If "YES", the Kinship Care is for you. You'll need to attend a Kinship orientation to get answers to many critical concerns. Often unforeseen issues involving caring for a relative's child, such as what will happen during the court process, getting needed financial assistance, and helping ease your family's present and future worries. [More]