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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 Certificate Program Advisory Board for UCSC Extension.

Melissa Chi Le's courses currently open for enrollment

ECE 3: Curriculum Development in Early Childhood Programs

Start Date End Date Units Meeting Type Cost
10-09-2021 11-07-2021 4.0 Live-Online $560.00 Enroll

ECE: Brain Development in Early Childhood

Start Date End Date Units Meeting Type Cost
09-07-2021 09-21-2021 3.0 REMOTE $435.00 Enroll

ECE: Infant/Toddler Growth and Development

Start Date End Date Units Meeting Type Cost
09-28-2021 10-12-2021 3.0 REMOTE $435.00 Enroll

ECE: Principles of Infant/Toddler Caregiving

Start Date End Date Units Meeting Type Cost
07-26-2021 08-30-2021 2.0 Live-Online $435.00 Enroll

What students are saying

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Anonymous Student

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.