Courses listed in the Child Development category provide students with a basis of knowledge regarding health, safety and nutrition.  These course satisfy Maryland core knowledge requirements by covering the following key topics:

  • Health practices
  • Safety management practices
  • Illness and injury prevention and emergency preparedness
  • Nutrition for all children and youth
  • Health record keeping and policy considerations
  • Identification and reporting of abuse, neglect and injurious treatment
  • Sanitation practices and procedures
  • Appropriate supervision of all children and youth at all times.

Child Care Aide Orientation

Through this course, participations will learn about proper supervision, professionalism and parent engagement. This course is required for all classroom aides who have not completed 90-Clock Hours of training. Core Of Knowledge (COK) Hours: 3 (1 Professionalism, I Health, Safety & Nutrition, & 1 Community)
OCC Approval Number: CKO-4860
Clock Hours: 3
IACET/CEU: .30
Core of Knowledge Area: 1 Health Safety, 1 Professionalism, 1 Community
Course_Description:

Through this course, participations will learn about proper supervision, professionalism and parent engagement. This course is required for all classroom aides who have not completed 90-Clock Hours of training.