Child Care Professional - Infant/Toddler Teacher

An infants and toddlers child care teacher works for a child care center providing care and educational experiences for children at birth through age 2. He or she develops lesson plans, integrates curriculums, teaches lessons, establishes age-appropriate environments, disciplines children, maintains records and interacts with parents.

Occupational Requirements

You must be at least age 18 and have a high school diploma or GED®.

Information Unique to the Training

Successful completion of reading and writing placement tests or evidence of successful college coursework is required prior to registration.


Courses to Complete

  • Prerequisites
  • Core Courses
    CCT-101, CCT-434 or CCT-452 Growth and Development in Early Childhood 
    CCT-102 or CCT-338 Methods and Materials in Early Childhood Education
    CCT-103 or CCT-435 Infants and Toddlers: Development and Care


Approximate Number of Hours

135 hours

Approximate Training Cost*



Licensure/Certification Earned

None. However, courses meet the state-mandated training for employment in licensed Maryland 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.

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