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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


Upon successful completion of this Continuing Education Workforce Certificate, students will be able to:

1. prepare to be able to assist a lead teacher in a child care setting,

2. assess student readiness to enter the workforce, and

3. teach curriculum using methods designed for special learners.

Program Credentials


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


We offer financial aid by packaging public and private funding options to those who qualify, in select Continuing Education courses and programs. Additional opportunities for financial support include partial payment options through Nelnet Business Solutions and tuition waivers for those who qualify. Resources outside of CCBC may also be available through employer/sponsor paid tuition,  the Department of Rehabilitation Services (DORS), and your local office of workforce development.

Length of Training


​15 weeks

Program Requirements


4th Grade Reading Level - according to an assessment 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 www.ccbcmd.edu/apply and complete the CCBC Non-Credit Workforce 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

Co​urse Title

Course Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs

T=Tuition/F=Fees

CCT580

Growth and Development in Early Childhood

45

None

$744

T-$90/F-$654

CHA050

Skills and Concepts for Employment

44

None

$689

T-$85/F-$604

CHI073

Single Step Childcare Internship

90

None

$1,354

T-$170/F-$1,184

 Course Series Totals:

 

179

$0

$2,787

T-$345/F-$2,442

 

Additional Information


Skills for Success:

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

Career Opportunities:

Assistant in a day care or preschool.

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Program Contact Information


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

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