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Education & Human Development and Family Studies

Angela Cotromanes, M.A. E.C.E.
Department Chair
 

The mission of the Harry S Truman College Education & Human Development and Family Studies Department is to prepare students of diverse backgrounds and abilities with the knowledge and practical experience necessary to foster developmentally appropriate experiences for children and families.                                                                                         

Child Development                                                                                           

The Child Development Program is accredited by and has adopted the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) associate degree standards.  These standards are the foundation of our curriculum and the core of our accountability, ensuring the program meets its objectives and students achieve their learning outcomes.  The mission of the Child Development program is to provide an affordable, accessible, and quality education that prepares students with the developmental, cultural, and educational knowledge they need to become professional child education and care providers for a diverse range of children.
              

Careers in Child Development:                                                                                           

  • Preschool Teacher or Teacher Assistant​​
  • Infant/Toddler Teacher or Assistant Teacher
  • Teachers Aide
  • Child Care Professional
  • Paraprofessional
  • Afterschool/Group Worker
  • Home Daycare Business Owner

Child Development: Pre-School Education                                                                                           

Basic Certificate
Advanced Certificate
Advanced Certificate Infant/Toddler
Associate in Applied Science
Associate in Arts Early Childhood Education

Family Childcare Business

Basic Certificate                                                                          

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Education                                                                                           

The mission of our Education program is to provide access to a diverse rage of Education coursework that prepares students with the basic skills they will need to successfully transfer to an accredited four year institution for a Bachelor's Degree in Education and teacher certification.                                                                                         

Careers in Education:                                                                                           

  • Teacher's Assistant
  • Teacher in a private educational setting
  • Public school teaching in the State of Illinois requires a four year Bachelor's Degree and Certification from the Illinois State Board of Education

Educa​tion: Elementary Education                                                      

Associate in Arts                                                                                          

Education:                                                                                            

City Colleges of Chicago offer a variety of education degrees preparing students to transfer​ to a four year college. 


       

Human Development and Family Studies                                                                                           

The mission of our Human Development and Family Studies Program is to provide students access to quality coursework that focuses on the developmental, cultural, health, and social-emotional knowledge necessary to support children and families in the community.                                                                                          

Careers in Human Development and Family Studies:                                                                                           

  • Human Services Assistant
  • Home Visiting
  • Family Case Worker
  • Head Start Family Support Worker
  • Family Support Worker in a non-profit or community based organization
Human Development and Family Studies
Basic Certificate
Associate in Applied Science
Associate in Arts
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Programs

 

Faculty & Staff

Fall  2018 Faculty/Staff Contact Information     

Name     

Position     

Email     

Office number  ​   

Phone     

Department Full Time Faculty & Staff     





  

Angela Cotromanes     

Department Chair, Full Time Faculty     

acotromanes@ccc.edu     

2170 D     

773-907-4851     

Sabrina Mendez     

Full Time Faculty     

smendez66@ccc.edu     

2170 A     

773-907-4891     

Jessica Ruiz     

Full Time Faculty     

jruiz355@ccc.edu      

2170 E     

773-907-4321   

Parvin Nozad     

Clerical Assistant     

pnozad@ccc.edu     

3518     

773-907-4063     

Maggie Stamell     

Intern     

mstamell@ccc.edu     


2850     

773-907-     

Child Development Faculty     





Laura Abbruzzese     

Adjunct Faculty     

labbruzzese@ccc.edu     

2834     

773-907-4652     

Tamar Campbell     

Adjunct Faculty     

tcampbell49@ccc.edu     

2834     

773-907-4652     

Erika Gustafson     

Adjunct Faculty     

egustafson3@ccc.edu     

2170 B     

773-907-4094     

Bonnie Kisiekewski     

Adjunct Faculty     

bkisielewski@ccc.edu      

712G-Harold Washington     

312-553-5908     

Sabrina Mendez     

Full Time Faculty     

smendez66@ccc.edu      

2170 A     

773-907-4891      

Karen Ross-Williams     

Adjunct Faculty     

kross54@ccc.edu      

2840     

773-907-4654     

Jessica Ruiz     

Full Time Faculty     

jruiz355@ccc.edu      

2170 E     

773-907-4051     

Madison Hike     

Adjunct Faculty      

Mhike@ccc.edu     

2810     

773-907-4640     

Kimberlee Burt     

Adjunct Faculty      

kburt2@ccc.edu     

2840     

773-907-4654     

Shawntay King     

Adjunct Faculty      

sking4@ccc.edu      

2842     

773-907-4655     

Heather Duncan      

Adjunct Faculty     

hduncan@ccc.edu     

2810     

773-907-4640     

Jennifer Asimow     

Adjunct Faculty      

jasimow@ccc.edu     

2170 B     

773-907-4094     

Education Faculty     





Qazi Biabani     

Adjunct Faculty     

qbiabani@ccc.edu     

2842     

773-907-4655     

Jess Mahoney     

Adjunct Faculty     

jmahoney6@ccc.edu      

   1220B     

      773-907-4458     

Jessica Ruiz     

Full Time Faculty     

jruiz355@ccc.edu      

2170 E     

773-907-4051     

HDFS Faculty     





Sabrina Mendez     

Full Time Faculty     

smendez66@ccc.edu     

2170 A     

773-907-4891     

DFSS Team     





Sheila Benson     

Director of Human Services/CDA     

sbenson4@ccc.edu     

2818     

773-907-4647     

    

Latoya Harrison     

CDA Field ADV-Trainer     

lharrison28@ccc.edu      

2824     

773-907-4648     

Jolene Martin     

CDA Field ADV-Trainer     

jmartin300@ccc.edu      

2816     

773-907-4641     

 
 

Related Services

Education Spaces:
               

Room 2170 - Department Office                                                                                           

Room 2141 - Professional Development​ Space                                                                                        

Room 2176 - Methods Lab                                                                                           

Room 2184 - Environments Lab                                                                                           

Room 2812 - Computer Lab                                                                                           

Room 2983 - Tinkering  Lab  
       

Learn more and see our spaces.   ​​​​                                                                             


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Contact Information

Phone: 
773-907-4059
Fax: 
(773) 907-4064
1145 W. Wilson Ave
Department Office Room 2170
Chicago, IL 60640
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Hours

Publications

Complete the Chicago Early Learning Workforce Scholarship interest form for updates about scholarship opportunitites for students: chicagoearlylearning.org/scholarship​ ​

 
Professional Development 

 
The Education & HDFS Department is an Illinois Gateways to Opportunity (INCCRRA) and Illinois State Board of Education Authorized provider of professional development credits.   

 
Upcoming Workshop: 

 

 
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Contact: llayman1@ccc.edu for more information   

 
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NAEYC Program Data 2018 
The Education and HDFS Department is accredited by the National Association for the Edcuation of Young Children. Attached: NAEYC Program Data 2018     NAEYC Published Data-2018.pdfNAEYC Published Data-2018.pdf                            
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