This course prepares child care professionals, preschool educators, home based programs and parents to use MMSR, Maryland's approach to the preschool curriculum, focusing on helping children attain school readiness skills before entering Kindergarten and school. This course is newly revised to have fewer class hours, and more emphasis on working with culturally and ethnically diverse children, families, staff members, and children with special needs. You must attend all class hours and complete all coursework to receive a certificate. Center and Family Programs: completion of this course aligns with Maryland EXCELS Quality Standard: Developmentally Appropriate Practice- Curric. Planning- Levels 2, 3, 4, & 5 for Centers and Family programs. MSDE Credential Core of Knowledge: 30 hrs: Ch Dev 6.5 hr., Curric 10.5 hr., Pro 5 hr., SN 4 hr., Com 4 hr. Textbook is included and provided in class. (This class meets every other week on Feb 10, 12, 24, 26, Mar 10, 12, 24, 26, Apr 7,9)"
Continuing Education Level
Continuing Ed - Open Classes