Los Angeles Valley College

LAVC Child Development Department

Child Development Participants

Welcome to the Los Angeles Valley College Child Development Department website! This site has been designed to help guide you in making choices regarding academic and employment opportunities. Throughout the site, you will also find a list of valuable resources to assist you as a student or member of the childhood workforce. Take a look around!

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Our Objective & Mission Statement

Our goal is to prepare students with the practical experience necessary to become competent members of the early childhood workforce. Through emphasizing theory and best practices, students will be provided an in-depth understanding of the whole child in relation to the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development.