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Instructor

Melissa Chi Le

Melissa Chi Le


MELISSA LE, B.A, Multi-Subject Teaching Credential (MSTC), has more than 23 years of experience working with infants, preschoolers, and children in K-6 classrooms. She has worked in public and private school settings and examined a variety of learning programs such as Challenger, Montessori, High Scope, and college-run preschools including De Anza College, San Jose State University, and Stanford University. As a K-6, afterschool program supervisor, she developed lesson plans and curriculum to meet the needs of diverse populations and students with special needs. Le has extensive experience mentoring emerging teachers in the SJSU and Stanford student-teacher programs, as well as beginning teachers completing their two-year BTSA programs. Her expertise is in identifying the needs of her students, both children, and adults, and helping them reach their full potential. She currently serves as chair of the Early Childhood Education Associate Certificate Program for UCSC Extension.

Associated Program(s)
Early Childhood Education: Advanced Teacher Early Childhood Education: Associate Teacher Early Childhood Education: Site Supervisor Educational Therapy

Melissa Chi Le's courses currently open for enrollment

ECE 1: Development in Early Childhood

Start Date End Date Quarter Units Location Cost
01-14-2023 02-04-2023 4.0 REMOTE $560.00 Enroll

ECE 2: Introduction to Teaching Young Children

Start Date End Date Quarter Units Location Cost
04-01-2023 05-06-2023 3.0 Online $510.00 Enroll

ECE 3: Curriculum Development in Early Childhood Programs

Start Date End Date Quarter Units Location Cost
05-06-2023 06-10-2023 4.0 Online $560.00 Enroll

ECE 5: Positive Guidance and Discipline for the Young Child

Start Date End Date Quarter Units Location Cost
02-27-2023 03-27-2023 3.0 REMOTE $510.00 Enroll

ECE: Brain Development in Early Childhood

Start Date End Date Quarter Units Location Cost
05-08-2023 05-22-2023 3.0 REMOTE $435.00 Enroll

ECE: Creative Arts for the Young Child (Preschool Through Grade 3)

Start Date End Date Quarter Units Location Cost
02-11-2023 03-04-2023 3.0 REMOTE $435.00 Enroll

ECE: Principles of Infant/Toddler Caregiving

Start Date End Date Quarter Units Location Cost
01-16-2023 02-20-2023 3.0 Online $435.00 Enroll

What students are saying

"She’s really inspired me to do a lot of things I was not doing with the kids. It helps you think differently about your role. It helped me a lot with teaching art and creativity. If they want to color a heart blue, we let them do it."
— Vandana Gupta Child Care Teacher
Vandana Gupta