UCLA Extension

Transitional Kindergarten Teacher Preparation

Our new Transitional Kindergarten program is directed towards educators with a multiple subject credential wishing to complete the requirements to be a transitional kindergarten teacher. The program is designed to fulfill the California state requirements of early childhood education required for teaching TK. Up-to-date, comprehensive, and practical training prepares you to work with 4-year-olds in the transitional kindergarten classroom. Early Childhood Education courses also apply towards the California Early Childhood Education Teachers Permit.

The Early Childhood Education Core courses fulfill the Transitional Kindergarten requirements. The state requires the completion of 24 semester units/36 quarter units. The state deadline for the completion of the 24 semester units/36 quarter units is September 2020.

ENROLL NOW – Transitional Kindergarten Teacher Preparation Courses

The following is a table of the academic calendar for 2019.

Dates of Enrollment
Class Dates Open for Enrollment
Winter 2019 January 7 – March 18 November 5, 2018
Spring 2019 April 1 – June 10 February 4, 2019
Summer 2019 June 24 – Septemeber 2 April 29, 2019
Fall 2019 September 23 – December 2 July 29, 2019

*Early registration deadline is one month before the class begins. Use code EARLY for 10% discount.

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