Apr 14, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Catalog

EDU 223 - Infant and Toddler Career and Technical Education

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Identify theory and teaching methods related to instructing high school students entering into the Child Development Associate (CDA), Infant and Toddler Career and Technical Education (CTE) program. Students will complete the curriculum, as well as identify and establish training practices to meet Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE)/Office of Child Care (OCC) pre-service special topics standards. Students will create an Infant and Toddler CDA aligned professional portfolio.

Prerequisite(s): A bachelor’s degree or permission from department chair. 

Course Outcomes:
  1. Examine the history and importance of the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential and the link to Career and Technical Education (CTE).
  2. Examine and evaluate Early Childhood Development curriculum.
  3. Identify and establish training practices to meet Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE)/Office of Child Care (OCC ) pre-service special topics standards.
  4. Create an Infant and Toddler CDA aligned professional portfolio.