Welcome to the Temple College Department of Child Development/Early Childhood. Located in the Instructional Services Center Building on the main Temple College campus, the department offers a two-year Associate of Applied Science Degree in Child Development/Early Childhood. The department also offers two one-year certificate programs: Child Care and Development Administration Certificate and a Child Development/Early Childhood Certificate. College credit courses are also provided for individuals interested in applying for the CDA Credential. We offer Child Development/Early Childhood courses to meet varying needs, such as teacher aide, childcare administration, lead teacher in a preschool classroom and CDA training. In addition, the department offers two academic transfer courses (TECA 1303, 1354) that are required to receive a teacher certification in Early Childhood through 6th grade.