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Remote Classes and Services Continue. Fall Registration Underway

Find up-to-date information and resources at howardcc.edu/coronavirus. Classes available this fall in three formats: hybrid, which includes some on-campus instruction, scheduled remote, and flexible online. Explore class offerings, or register today for fall at howardcc.edu/register.

 
HCC Main Campus
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia MD, 21044
Laurel College Center
312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 205
Laurel, MD 20707
Gateway Business Training Center
6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia MD, 21046
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Early Childhood Education & Child Care

The noncredit classes listed below have been moved to remote teaching, postponed, or cancelled based on the nature of the class. Campus access is currently restricted to authorized employees only. Visit howardcc.edu/coronavirus for more information. For specific questions about noncredit and continuing education classes, email continuingeducation@howardcc.edu.

 

Child Health & Wellness

Below, please see the latest listing of courses. Please note that courses are listed in alphabetical order.

Basic Health & Safety Training *Required Course*

Gain a foundation of information about critical health and safety topics and practice skills designed to meet the proposed Maryland licensing regulation requiring training for all child care providers in basic health and safety areas. You will learn how to set up and maintain a safe and healthy environment. Topics include supervision, safe practices to prevent and reduce injuries, identification and reporting of abuse or neglect, and proper sanitation practices and procedures. No fees refunded as of the first class date. No tuition refunded after the fifth class date. MSDE Core of Knowledge: 5 hrs. Health,  Safety & Nutrition. .5 CEUs.

Tuition: $64 (includes $40 in fees*)
Apr 01-May 22   Online ZB-742 7634 #5654
You may begin this class anytime from Apr 1 until May 15.
Jun 01-Aug 21   Online ZB-742 7033 #8079
You may begin this class anytime from 6/1/2020-8/14/2020. Online course takes about 5 hours to complete (completion times vary.) Online class has no classroom meetings. Within 24 hours of registering, you will receive an automated email with log in instructions for the Canvas online learning platform. You will need access to a computer, the internet and email to take this course.
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Medication Administration

Secure skills to administer medications safely to children in child care centers and family child care homes, and learn to provide special care  arrangements for children with asthma and allergies. This state-approved curriculum addresses Maryland child care licensing requirements and National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) standards for program accreditation. Topics include practices and procedures for administering over-the-counter and prescription medications to children, including asthma and allergies medications. Instruction is provided by  qualified health professionals. MDSE medication administration handbook provided in class. Core of Knowledge: six clock hrs. Health, Safety & Nutrition. Standard refund policy does not apply. Refunds issued only until the day before the class starts. No refunds on or after the class start date. .6 CEUs.

Tuition: $99 (includes $55 in fees*)
Sat May 02 9AM-3:30PM Hickory Ridge ZB-737 7511 #5652
Sat Aug 15 9AM-3:30PM Hickory Ridge ZB-737 7040 #8077
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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Learn all about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), which can affect apparently healthy infants under one year of age. No refunds or transfers on or after the class start date. .2 CEUs.

Online course takes about two hours to complete (completion times vary.) Online class has no classroom meetings. Within 24 hours of registering, you will receive an automated email with login instructions for Canvas. You will need access to a computer, the internet and email to take this course.

Tuition: $40 (fee based, no waivers)
Apr 01-May 22   Online ZB-661 7632 #5617
You may begin this class anytime from Apr 1 until May 15.
Jun 01-Aug 21   Online ZB-661 7031 #8044
You may begin this class anytime from Jun 1 until Aug 14.
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