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Child Care Assistant - Individuals with Disabilities


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Program Description


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

Program Outcomes


Successful Completion:

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

Program Delivery


This program is offered in a totally classroom or laboratory format.

Financial Aid and Payment Options


Baltimore County 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


​15 weeks

Program Requirements


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

Prior Learning Assessment


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

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.

$1149

T-$135/F-$1014

CHA 050 Skills and Concepts for Employment 44 None

$415

T-$61/F-$354

CHI 073

Single Step Childcare Internship

90

None

$535

T-$120/F-$415

Course Series Totals:

179

 

$2143

T-$316/F-$1827

Additional Information


Career Opportunities:

Assistant in a day care 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

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