An Associates Degree in early childhood with at least 15 semester hours of approved coursework
A bachelor's degree in any field.
6 semester, 90 clock hours or the equivalent of approved early childhood coursework(45 hours curriculum planning),
or Hold the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential issued by the Council for Professional Recognition
Approved by the Maryland State Department of Education as a teacher for Nursery - Grade 3, or
Hold a teaching certificate from the MSDE or another state for Nursery-Grade 3
Preferred Skills, Education, and Experience
2 years of experience working with preschoolers in an approved setting (licensed child care center, nursery, school, church operated school, recreation and parks program, registered family child care home or similar setting or
If approved or certified to teach, 1 year experience working with preschoolers in a approved setting.
At least 9 clock hours of approved training in communication with staff, parents and the public AND
40-45 closed hours or the equivalent of approved administration training, If infants and toddlers are enrolled, have completed 45 clock hour or the equivalent of approved coursework, 3 clock hours of ADA Compliance and Within 6 months after date of hire, complete a regulation training.