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Catalog 2016-17 
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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).

Career Opportunities:

Assistant in a daycare or preschool.

Program Length

15 weeks

Courses start in August 2016 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

1. Growth and Development in Early Childhood: CCT 580

  • Textbook/Materials:
    • Textbook provided

2. Childcare Internship: CCT 582

  • Textbook/Materials: None

3. Skills and Concepts for Employment: CHA 050

  • Textbook/Materials: None

Program Costs

  • Tuition/Fees: $1750 (Tuition-$405/Fees-$1345)

Program Contact Information

Administrative Assistant:

Jennifer Cabana


Dundalk, MASH 104


Rakeah Glass


Dundalk, MASH 104

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

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