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Child Care Certification Courses

Winter 2014



MD Excel Series

This online course includes 13 classes of the Maryland Excels Program. Maryland Excels is a voluntary quality rating improvement system designed to help you reflect and improve the child care services you provide. The courses included will help you evaluate the areas of focus of this new initiative. By registering for this complete series, you will receive discounted tuition. Orientation meetings will be held to assist with learning how to take these courses online and one mandatory meeting will be held.

Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $282 Registration Fee: $8

PLC-901-M | 02/01/14-06/11/14 | A. Weaver | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register

Spring 2014


Emergency Prep in Child Care

This training is designed for child care center staff, family child care providers, and informal providers. Successful completion requires a written emergency plan for center room, program, family child care program, or informal program. This training will build upon basic child care licensing requirements and address additional areas of concern that are now in the forefront of emergency preparedness planning. Funding for this project was received by Chesapeake College, Wye Mills, MD from the Maryland State Department of Education. The grant activities are managed by the Chesapeake Child Care Resource Center. This course provides 3 hours of continuing education in professionalism and 3 hours in health and safety categories.

Fee: $8 Registration Fee: $8

PLC-689-L | 06/07/14-06/07/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Observation/Assessment B-12

Topics include objective vs. subjective observations, tools and methods, and using assessment to plan.

Fee: $22 Registration Fee: $8

PLC-821-K | 05/01/14-05/30/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Excel Orientation

This orientation is required for the Maryland Excels Courses.

Fee: $0

PLC-910-J | 04/30/14-04/30/14 | A. Weaver | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Excel Orientation

This orientation is required for the Maryland Excels Courses.

Fee: $0

PLC-910-K | 05/28/14-05/28/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Communication Skills for Cc Pr

This course is required by the Maryland Child Care regulations and is designed for child care professionals as an introduction to the basic concepts of developing strong communication skills when working in a child care center. Topics include: speaking, writing, interpersonal communication strategies, and critical reading techniques, with a focus on communication with parents and co-workers, and communication issues within a typical child care day.

Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $36 Registration Fee: $8

PLC-920-L | 06/02/14-06/16/14 | A. Weaver | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register

Summer 2014


Excel Orientation

This orientation is required for the Maryland Excels Courses.

Fee: $0

PLC-910-L | 06/25/14-06/25/14 | A. Weaver | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Excel Orientation

This orientation is required for the Maryland Excels Courses.

Fee: $0

PLC-910-A | 07/30/14-07/30/14 | A. Weaver | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register