What you need to be a Preschool Teacher in Child Care
Position: Preschool Teacher working with ages 2 to 5 years of Age
Age Requirement: Minimum Age of 19
Education: • High school diploma, certificate of high school equivalency, or successful completion
of college courses for credit.
Course Work: • 45 Hour Growth and Development and 45 Hour Pre-School Methods/Materials or 6 semester college credits in the required course work.
Experience: • 1 year of experience working with preschoolers in an approved setting. Or 1 year of college (30 semester hours), or • Combination of experience and college that equals 1 year
9 hour communication class ( Available online $54 Click Here)
3 clock hours in ADA training ( Must be done in class $35 Click Here)
4 clock hours Developmental Screening tool (ONLINE FREE) https://registration.xenegrade.com/mpt/checkOutAccountInfo.cfm?newAcct=1
3 clock hr Health Safety Nutrition Training MUST BE DONE by JULY 1st 2017(Online FREE) http://earlychildhood.marylandpublicschools.org/basic-health-safety-training
Additional Required Training in Some Situations.
6 Hour Medication Training ( $75 must be taken in class Click Here)
First Aid and CPR card ( $75 must be taken in class Click Here)
6 Hour Emergency Preparedness Training ( $55 online Click Here)
Staff who do not qualify as a teacher are considered to be Aides or Substitutes. All Aides must within 6 months after hire date complete a 3 Hour Aide Orientation ( available online $29 Click Here)