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Child Development Department Mission Statement

"The Cerritos College Child Development Department is committed to empowering diverse students by developing their skills and abilities to become intentional and professional early childhood educators who thoughtfully develop an effective pedagogy of best practices. In an ever changing world, our focus is to create a community of life long learners and educators who respect and value the dignity, worth and uniqueness of each child's physical, cognitive and psychosocial development. We strive to model a constructivist approach to teaching and learning that occurs through collaborative, meaningful, caring social relationships and interactions."

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