Child Care Professional - Early Childhood Teacher
An Early Childhood Teacher works for a child care center providing care and educational experiences for children ages 3–5. Teachers develop lesson plans, integrate curriculums, teach lessons, establish an age-appropriate environment, discipline children, maintain records and interact with parents.
Minimum of 18 years of age and high school diploma or GED.
Information Unique to the Training
Reading and writing placement tests or evidence of prior successful college coursework is required prior to registration.
Courses to Complete
- Core Courses
CCT298 Communication Skills for Child Care Professionals
CCT101 or CCT434 Growth & Development in Early Childhood
CCT102 or CCT338 Materials & Methods in Early Childhood Education
Approximate Number of Hours
Approximate Training Cost*
None, however, courses meet state mandated training for employment in Maryland licensed facilities.
Related Continuing Education Courses
Many other child care courses are offered on a regular basis.
Estimated Hourly Wage**
*Unless noted, cost does not include any required textbooks, applicable licensing fees, background check fees, testing fees, etc.
**Wages are based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and are estimates only.
For information about advancing your career in Early Childhood Education with an A.A.S. or A.A.T. degree, call the Admissions Office at 410-386-8430.