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All classes are remote (online) during summer. Access to campus is restricted to authorized employees only. Find up-to-date information and resources at howardcc.edu/coronavirus.

 
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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Requirements for Child Care Positions

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Start & Advance In Your Career

Below includes a listing of child care positions along with a set of courses that we offer to help you reach your professional goals. 

Professional Goal: Child Care Teacher Preschool 90 hrs

  • Child Growth & Development (45 hrs)
  • Preschool Curriculum & Activities (45 hrs)
  • Communication Skills (9 hrs)
  • Including all Children and the ADA 3 hrs),
  • Basic Health and Safety Training

Professional Goal: Child Care Teacher Infant/Toddler 90 hrs

  • Child Growth & Development (45 hrs)
  • Infant & Toddler Care (45 hrs)
  • Communication Skills (9 hrs)
  • Including all Children and the ADA (3 hrs) 
  • Supporting Breastfeeding (3 hrs)
  • Basic Health and Safety Training 

Professional Goal: Child Care Teacher School Age 90 hrs

  • Child Growth & Development (45 hrs)
  • School Age Curriculum (45 hrs)
  • Communication Skills (9 hrs)
  • Including all Children and the ADA (3 hrs) 
  • Basic Health and Safety Training

Professional Goal: Child Care Director

  • Teacher 90 hrs (above) plus Child Care Administration

Professional Goal: Family Child Care Provider

  • Family Child Care Pre-Service
  • SIDS
  • Emergency Prep
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Including all Children and the ADA
  • Medication Administration
  • Supporting Breastfeeding (if caring for under age two)
  • Basic Health and Safety Training
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