Child Care Assistant - Individuals with Disabilities, Continuing Education Certificate

This program prepares students to work as classroom  aides in early childhood education. Classroom aides assist the lead teacher in preparation for lessons, caring for the nutritional, safety, and social needs of young children. 

Program objectives

Successful Completion:

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

Financial Aid and Payment Options

Continuing Education Opportunity Grant
Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
Tuition Waiver for those who qualify
Baltimore County College Promise
Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship
Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
Local Office of Workforce Development

Program Length

​15 weeks

Program Requirements

4th Grade Reading Level according to TABE (Tests of Adult Basic Education) that will be administered during an intake interview.

Application Process

To apply, go to ccbcmd.edu/apply and complete the CCBC Non-Credit Workforce Training Certificate application.  An email will then be sent with program information and any additional requirements necessary to apply for the program.

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

45

Textbook provided.

$1130

T-$224/F-$906

CHA 050 Skills and Concepts for Employment 44 None

$415

T-$61/F-$354

CCT 582

Childcare Internship

60

None

$535

T-$120/F-$415

Course Series Totals:

149

 

$2080

T-$405/F-$1675

Additional Information

Career Opportunities:

Assistant in a daycare or preschool.

Skills for Success:

​Strong verbal communication skills​, strong interpersonal skills, ability to follow directions and the ability to learn routines.

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Program Contact Information

Coordinator: Trish Alvey | palvey@ccbcmd.edu | 443-840-3262 | Dundalk | MASH | 104

Administrative Assistant: Jennifer Cabana | jcabana@ccbcmd.edu | 443-840-3262 | Dundalk | MASH | 104