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Fatemeh Zarghami - Child Development

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Early years are the Foundations of the Person

Fatemeh Zarghami

Fatemeh Zarghami

408.864.8999 x3118
CD-2 21A
By appointment.


Course Syllabi


Early childhood Development, multi cutural approach
Pacific Oaks, M.A. Human Development & AMI Montessori Diplomat
Fatemeh S. Zarghami is a part-time instructor in Child Development at De Anza Colleg,Ms Zarghami is also a trainer for The Program for Infant Toddler Care, she is also experienced with the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS). Her educational background includes both a Master's degree in Multicultural Education from Pacific Oaks College, following an Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) diploma from London's International Institute.

Over the past 35 years on three continents Ms Zarghami has either taught directly as a Montessori Directress specializing in early childhood education, or she has served as an instructor of early childhood educators. Ms Zarghami has previously served on the task force for magnet Montessori schools for inner-city Kansas City, and she has participated in passing child car-seat legislation in Missouri. Ms Zarghami has served as the representative for children's health and safety for the Kansas City Medical Auxiliary to the State of Missouri.

In the San Francisco Bay Area, Ms Zarghami has served as a school director and administrator for over 10 years. Her particular professional interests include dynamic classroom interaction, and meeting the individual needs of multicultural students including championing and supporting multilingual education and learning. Ms Zarghami in her spare time is also committed to improving community educational infrastructure, and serves on the Iranian-American Library Advisory Committee board for the San Mateo Public Library.
Winter 2018
CRN Course Title
32246 C D -054.-01L Curriculum for Early Childhood Programs
34450 C D -058.-01L Infant/Toddler Development
Spring 2018
CRN Course Title
44553 C D -058.-01L Infant/Toddler Development
42543 C D -068.-01L Teaching in a Diverse Society

Syllabi are in downloadable Adobe PDF icon PDFs. Check with instructor if there is no syllabi listed or for most current term information.

  • CD 10G Child growth and Development Early years
  • CD 10H Child Growth and Development School Years through Adolescence
  • CD 50 Foundations in Early Childhood Education
  • Cd 12 Child, Family and Community Interrelationship
  • CD 58 Infant Toddler and Development
  • CD 57 Self-Assessment of Teachers of Young Children
  • CD 66 Montessori Methods and Materials
  • CD 60 Exceptional Children
  • CD 59G Supervision and Administration of Child Development Programs (management systems)
  • CD 59H Supervision and Administration of Child Development Programs (leadership skills)

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Child Education and Development

Last Updated: 8/6/14