Are you passionate about shaping the future of our youngest generation? ChildCareEds 45-Hour Growth and Development Training is your essential gateway to a fulfilling career in child care. Dive into the enchanting world of childhood development and early education with a comprehensive program that empowers you to provide the best care and education for children aged from birth through 12 years old.
Our 45-Hour Growth and Development Training is your key to nurturing the future. By understanding the complexities of child development, you become an integral part of a childs journey, shaping them into confident, resilient, and well-rounded individuals. Whether you aspire to run your own child care center, be a trusted teacher, or contribute as vital support staff, this course is your first step in making a significant impact on young lives.
Format: 33 hours of Zoom/12 hours of online
Requirements and Expectations of students:
100% Completion of Online Sessions: All online sessions should be completed according to the syllabus. students must have completed the online sessions by the last day of class in order to receive credit toward their final grade. ( Total of 9 hours online)
100% Participation: Each participant is expected to contribute to class discussions in an active and professional manner, supporting the participation of other class members. Your contributions are to be based on an informed and professional position.
100% Attendance: State requirements, specify that students must complete 45 hours of training. This is an interactive class, attendance is not only important but vital. An excused absence must be approved by the instructor. Certain family emergencies may qualify for an excused absence. Missed classes may affect your final grade and will prohibit you from receiving your certificate.
There is a minimum enrollment of 5 students in order for this course to proceed. All classes are non-refundable.
An E-text book can be purchased to be used as a resource but is NOT required. Please click on this URL:
This 45 hour course satisfies half of the MSDE requirement of 90 hours for child care teachers and directors. This course and a 45-hour course in the age-appropriate curriculum ( #preschool, infant- #toddler, or #school-age ) are required to complete the 90-hour certification for child care. If you have been issued a voucher from MSDE for this course it MUST be completed 2 weeks before the expiration date that is on your voucher. Please check your voucher for this date. Training Approval number PSO-30299 Aligns with MD Staff Credential levels 2-4, and earns 4.5 CEU (45 clock hours)