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Catalog 2020-2021 
Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Child Care - Individuals with Disabilities

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Program Description

This program prepares students for work as an assistant in a day care 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 Outcomes

Successful Completion:

CCBC Credential:

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

Certifying Organization: Maryland State Department of Education (Maryland State 99 Childcare Certification). 

Program Delivery

This program is offered in a totally Classroom or Laboratory format.

Financial Aid and Payment Options

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

Program Length

30 weeks

Courses start in August 2020 at CCBC Dundalk campus.

Program Requirements

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

Prior Learning Assessment

This program has no options for obtaining course waiver(s) for prior learning.

Application Process

To apply, go to 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 Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)



CCT 580

Growth and Development in Early Childhood


Textbook provided.



CHI 073

Childcare Internship I





CHI 074

Childcare Internship II





CCT 584

Early Childhood Methods and Materials







CHA 050

Skills and Concepts for Employment





CHI 070

Communication for Misspelled WordChildcare Workers





Course Series Totals:





Additional Information

Career Opportunities:
​​Lead teacher or assistant in a day care or preschool.

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Program Contact Information

Coordinator: Trish Alvey | | 443-840-3262 | Dundalk | MASH | 104

Administrative Assistant: Jennifer Cabana | | 443-840-3262 | Dundalk |MASH | 104

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