Nov 16, 2019  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

Mastery in Administration of Child Care Programs Certificate


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Certificate | TCHR.ADMCARE.CT
CIP Code: 19.0709
Visit Lanham Hall, Room 228A or call 301-546-0697 for your faculty advisor

Program Description


This 23-credit certificate is designed for students who desire to have the advanced skills and knowledge needed to run a successful child care program. Students will focus on the programming and business management aspects of child care programs, as well as the skills needed to communicate effectively with the public and clients. Most courses can transfer into the ECE A.A.S. degree program and some courses are also transferable to the A.A.T. in ECE degree program.

Graduates of the Mastery in Administration of Child Care Programs Certificate will be able to:

  • Apply child development and learning theories when choosing developmentally appropriate practices and curriculum for specific and groups of children/students
  • Write effective and developmentally appropriate lesson plans
  • Differentiate lessons and activities for a variety of purposes and groups of children
  • Demonstrate the skills needed to be an effective part of an educational team
  • Demonstrate the skills necessary to direct a large group child care facility
  • Demonstrate the skills necessary to communicate effectively with families and the community
  • Apply multicultural principles and strategies to the planning, instruction, pedagogical, and assessment processes in a classroom
  • Identify business practices related to directing a child care facility
  • Demonstrate the dispositions and behaviors consistent with professional practice and ethical standards as outlined in NAEYC, InTASC, and other current professional standards

Note: All TED courses must be passed with a grade of C or higher.

Sequence of Study - Mastery in Administration of Child Care Programs Certificate


Below are the required courses for your program arranged in a suggested sequence. Please note that the sequence does not include developmental coursework. See Academic Preparation  for the developmental course sequence if applicable to you.

Required Courses (in expected order)


Program Total: 26 Credits


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