Child Care - Individuals with Disabilities, Continuing Education Certificate

This program prepares students for work as an assistant in a daycare or preschool. Students learn the theories of human development and physical growth along with family and diversity issues. Topics include applying theory to practical situations, major development in physical and psychological growth and developmentally appropriate practice. Students will learn how to develop a unit plan, develop a lesson plan, create an effective classroom environment, and understand the cognitive and behavioral differences in stages of early childhood.

This career and academic track is designed for students with learning differences or disabilities that impact learning. This track provides instruction that is multisensory, multimodal, personalized, and incorporates elements of universal design for learning. Classes are taught with a 6 to 1 student-teacher ratio to better meet the needs of individual learners.

Program objectives

Successful Completion:

CCBC Credential:

Students will earn a CCBC Workforce Training Certificate and have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).  Students will be awarded a Continuing Education Workforce Training Certificate.

Infant First Aid/CPR Certification

 

Certifying Organization:

Maryland State 99 Childcare Certification

www.marylandpublicschools.org

Financial Aid and Payment Options

  • Continuing Education Opportunity Grant
  • Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
  • Tuition Waiver for Senior Citizens and Individuals with Disabilities
  • Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
  • Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
  • Local Office of Workforce Development

Program Length

30 weeks

Courses start in August 2017 at CCBC Dundalk.

Program Requirements

6th Grade Reading Level according to TABE (Tests of Adult Basic Education) that will be administered during an intake interview; and 5th grade math level.

Application Process

Selective Entry – Please call 443-840-3262 to schedule an interview and assessment.

Program Course Sequence

Course Number

Course

Title

Course Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs

T=Tuition/F=Fees

CCT 580

Growth and Development in Early Childhood

35

Textbook provided.

$1120

T-$224/F-$896

CCT 582

Childcare Internship – 1st Semester

90

None

$525

T-$120/F-$405

CCT 582

Childcare Internship – 2nd Semester

90

None

$525

T-$120/F-$405

CCT 584

Early Childhood Methods and Materials

30

None

 

$1120

T-$224/F-$896​

 

CHA 050

Skills and Concepts for Employment

44

None

$405

T-$61/F-$344

CHA 048

Interpersonal Communication

27.5

None

$370

T-$50/F-$320

Course Series Totals:

316.50

 

$4065

T-$799/F-$3266

Additional Information

Career Opportunities:

Assistant in a daycare or preschool.

Career Coach

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Program Contact Information

Coordinator:

Rakeah Glass

rglass@ccbcmd.edu

443-840-3846

Dundalk, MASH 104

 

Administrative Assistant:

Jennifer Cabana

jcabana@ccbcmd.edu

443-840-3262

Dundalk, MASH 104