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  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2017-18

Child Care Assistant - Individuals with Disabilities


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Program Description


This program prepares students for work as an assistant or an aide 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 learn to 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 Outcomes


Successful Completion:

CCBC Credential:

Students will earn a CCBC Workforce Training Certificate and 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 Senior Citizens and Individuals with Disabilities
  • Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
  • Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
  • Local Office of Workforce Development

Program Length


15 weeks

Courses start in August at CCBC Dundalk.

Program Requirements


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

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

90

None

$525

T-$120/F-$405

CHA 050

Skills and Concepts for Employment

44

None

$405

T-$61/F-$344

Course Series Totals:

169

 

$2050

T-$405/F-$1645

Additional Information


Career Opportunities:

Assistant in a daycare or preschool.

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Program Contact Information


Administrative Assistant:

Jennifer Cabana

jcabana@ccbcmd.edu

443-840-3262

Dundalk, MASH 104

Coordinator:

Rakeah Glass

rglass@ccbcmd.edu

443-840-3846

Dundalk, MASH 104

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