Child Care Training

Continuing Education Certificates

Training Day for Child Care Professionals

Child Care Courses

 

Earn a Continuing Education Certificate
 
23rd Annual Training Day for Child Care Professionals

Building Bridges in Our Community
Saturday, March 29 
 


Child Care Courses: Winter/Spring 2014

Child Care Pre-service

Prerequisites: You must have either successfully passed college reading and writing courses, with a C or better, or have successfully completed the reading and English placement tests prior to registering for any of the 45-hour courses.

You can validate previous successful college coursework by attaching a copy of your transcript to your registration form.

To take the reading and English placement tests, make an appointment to take the tests by calling the Admissions Office at 410-386-8430. When scheduling your appointment, identify yourself as a Continuing Education student and the course for which you are registering. If you have taken the reading and English placement tests prior to taking a previous credit or non-credit course, indicate this on your registration form.

Search or register online for any of these courses by searching for the course title or course number. You may also call Continuing Education and Training at 410-386-8100 for more information or to register.

 

Course Descriptions

 

Growth and Development in Early Childhood

Examine the physical, cognitive, social and emotional growth of young children from prenatal development through middle childhood. Prominent theories of development and topics such as health, nutrition, play and the family are reviewed. This course satisfies the first half of the MSDE requirement of 90 classroom hours in training for center directors and child care teachers. This course can be taken as a credit or non-credit course.

Cost: $339 (Tuition: $309, Fees: $30); plus text. MD senior adults pay fees only.
Course #: CCT-101-A3BP
Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 4 - May 22, 9:30 - 10:50 a.m. (30 sessions; no class on April 15 and 17)
C269

 

Growth and Development in Early Childhood: Online

See description above. This is an online class.

Cost: $339 (Tuition: $309, Fees: $30); plus text. MD senior adults pay fees only.
Course #: CCT-434-A3BP
Monday, Feb. 3 - Friday, May 23
Online

 

Materials and Methods for Early Childhood Education

Learn the methods and proper use of materials for presenting creative learning experiences to young children in the areas of language, creative dramatics, art, music, movement, math, science, emergent literacy and outdoor activities. This course satisfies the second half of the MSDE requirement of 90 classroom hours in training for center directors and child care teachers. This course can be taken as a credit or non-credit course.

Cost: $339 (Tuition: $309, Fees: $30); plus text. MD senior adults pay fees only.
Course #: CCT-102-A3BP
Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 4 - May 22, 11 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. (30 sessions; no class on April 15 and 17)
C269

Course #: CCT-102-B3BP
Tuesdays, Feb. 4 - May 20, 6:30 - 9:20 p.m. 
(15 sessions; no class April 15)
C269

 

Infants and Toddlers: Development and Care

This 45 clock hour course provides an overview of infant and toddler development and age-appropriate activities. Satisfies the Child Care Administration’s course requirements for infant and toddler providers. This course can be taken as a credit or non-credit course.

Cost: $333 (Tuition: $303, Fees: $30); plus text. MD senior adults pay fees only.
Course #: CCT-103-A3BP
Wednesday, Feb. 5 - May 21, 6:30 - 9:20 p.m. (15 sessions; no class on April 15.)
C269

 

School Age Child Care Training: Hybrid

This early childhood education career course examines the child between ages 5 and 12. Appropriate methods, materials and experiences for school-age care are covered. This course meets state requirements for positions in school-age care. This course includes on campus and online instruction, and can be taken as a credit or non-credit course. 

Cost: $351 (Tuition: $321, Fees: $30); plus text. MD senior adults pay fees only.
Course #: CCT-336-A3BP
Fridays, Feb. 7 - March. 21, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (7 sessions)
C269

 

Child Care Administration: Hybrid

This 45-hour course provides an overview of the basic child care services, including school-age child care. The course focuses on the administration and organization of a child care center with emphasis on start-up, budgeting, licensing and regulations. This course plus School-age Child Care Training satisfies the Child Care Administration’s course requirements for center directors. This course includes on campus and online instruction, and can be taken as a credit or non-credit course.

Cost: $351 (Tuition: $321, Fees: $30); plus text. MD senior adults pay fees only.
Course #: CCT-337-A3BP
Fridays, March 28 - May 16, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
(7 sessions; no class on April 18)
C269

 

Continuing Education Child Development

 

Empowering Against Bullying

Learn to empower not only the children in your early learning environments but yourself as well. Review your policies and procedures to protect against bullying. Three Core of Knowledge hours are awarded. Instructor Kiersten Meyers

Cost: $29 (Tuition: $9, Fees: $20) MD senior adults pay fees only.
Course #: CCT-463-A3
Tuesday, Feb. 11, 6 - 9:15 p.m. 
K128

 

Healthy Beginnings

Get introduced to the new Healthy Beginnings guide and learn its uses for creating and planning a program for infants and toddlers. Using the tool, explore ways to examine and improve environment, planning, assessment and family communications. The connection between the Healthy Beginnings tool and the MMSR are also explored. Twelve Core of Knowledge hours are awarded. Instructor: Vanessa T. Jones

Cost: $124 (Tuition: $85, Fees: $39); includes text. MD senior adults pay fees only.
Course #: CCT-455-A4
Saturdays, April. 26 and May 3, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (2 sessions)
 K122

 

Health, Safety and Nutrition

 

Asthma and Anaphylaxis Medication Administration Training for Early Education Providers

Learn useful information and receive training to care for asthmatic children. Get an overview of asthma and anaphylaxis, symptoms and treatment goals. Environmental triggers, medications and asthma devices are explained. Review the COMAR regulations associated with asthmatic children. Four Core of Knowledge hours are awarded. Instructor: Terri Lambert

Cost: $55 (Tuition: $17, Fees: $38) MD senior adults pay fees only.
Course #: CCT-457-A3
Saturday, March 29, 8 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. 
K205

Course #: CCT-457-A4
Saturday, May 17, 8 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
K116

 

Emergency Preparedness Training for Child Care Providers

Designed for child care center staff, family child care providers and informal providers. Successful completion requires completion of a written emergency plan for a center room, program, family child care program or informal program. This training builds upon basic child care licensing requirements and addresses additional areas of concern that are now in the forefront of emergency preparedness planning. This course is offered in partnership with Chesapeake College and is grant supported. Six Core of Knowledge hours are awarded.

Cost: $10 (Fees: $10) MD senior adults pay fees only.
Course #: CCT-353-A3M
Saturday, Feb. 22, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
K116

 

Medication Administration for Childcare Providers

Provides an overview of medication administration procedures in child care centers and family child care homes. Topics include practices and procedures for administering over-the-counter and selected prescription medications to children in accordance with state child care licensing requirements, observation methods, recording procedures, forms and schedules and safe handling techniques. Six Core of Knowledge hours are awarded. Instructor: Terri Lambert

Cost: $65 (Tuition: $28, Fees: $37) MD senior adults pay fees only.
Course #: CCT-182-A3
Saturday, March 15, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
K116

Course #: CCT-182-A4
Saturday, May 3, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
K115

 

Professionalism

 

Coaching Employees to Peak Performance

Raise the bar on employee performance. Learn about the manager’s role as a coach, the four facets of performance coaching, diagnosing performance issues, elements of coaching conversations and rewarding and recognizing employee progress. Recommended for all center directors and others with supervisory responsibilities. Six Core of Knowledge hours are awarded. Instructor: Philip Deitchman

Cost: $89 (Tuition: $59, Fees: $30) MD senior adults pay fees only.
Course #: CCT-433-A3
Saturday, Feb. 22, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
K133

 

Effective Performance Appraisals

Learn the factors that affect employee performance, how to document both good and poor performance, how to create SMART goals and employee development plans that motivate. Rater errors, pitfalls to avoid and tips for conducting a successful appraisal meeting are discussed. Essential training for center directors and others with supervisory responsibilities. Six Core of Knowledge hours awarded. Instructor: Philip Deitchman

Cost: $89 (Tuition: $59, Fees: $30) MD senior adults pay fees only.
Course #: CCT-432-A3
Saturday, Jan. 25, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
K122

 

Educational Professionals

Para Professional (Teacher’s Aide) Certification Program

Prepare to assist classroom teachers with instruction of mathematics, reading and writing. Required courses include topics in teaching mathematics, reading and writing, an overview of the job and an introduction to child development. Elective courses explore areas related to instruction including classroom management skills, teaching and learning theories and instructional methods. The course prepares you to pass the Educational Testing Services ParaPro Exam or other assessment exams and to pass any observation-based certification programs required by your state. You must successfully complete the five required courses and three elective courses to receive a certificate. You are required to create a portfolio of of your work, which is included in the final lesson of each completed course. Learn more.

Cost: $3,499 (Fees: $3,499)
MD Senior Adults pay fees only.
Course #: XXP-001-A3
Online
 

 

Carroll Community College offers an Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education. For further information, call Marlene Welch at 410-386-8525. For information on the Child Care Career and Professional Development Fund, call Kiersten Meyers at 410-386-8383.

 

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