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2023-2024 Chesapeake College Catalog 
2023-2024 Chesapeake College Catalog

Early Childhood Development Letter of Recognition (643)

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Award: Letter of Recognition

Program Description: The Early Childhood Development Letter of Recognition program is designed to provide (in the shortest possible time frame) the knowledge, skills and abilities to be responsible for children in a child care setting. Students who successfully complete the Letter of Recognition program will meet the minimum requirements to work in a child care center and are eligible to continue in the Early Childhood Development Basic and Advanced Certificate programs.

Together, ECD 160  and ECD 163+  meet the 90 hours of approved training for child care preschool teachers required by the Office of Child Care of the Maryland State Department of Education.  Students should consult with the Early Childhood Development faculty instructor or an academic advisor in planning an appropriate program.

Contact Person:

Sarah Ross, Education Department
Chesapeake College, P.O. Box 8, Wye Mills, MD 21679
410-822-5400, ext. 2327.

Program Requirements:

[Courses Appear in Recommended Sequence.]

Minimum Required Credits: 7


It is strongly recommended that students be at the level of readiness for ENG 101+ .

♦ Must be taken within the first 12 hours unless exempted by meeting eligibility standards.


+ See course description for details.

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