Chesapeake College, Wye Mills, Maryland
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Early Childhood Development Center

In This Building...

  • ECDC Offices
  • Outside play areas
  • Age-appropriate Learning Areas

About This Building...

The CCECDC provides care for children ages 3 (toilet trained) through 7 whose parents are college students, staff, and faculty as well as from the community. The CCECDC is licensed by the Maryland State Department of Education Office of Child Care.

The CCECDC is a licensed facility maintained for the education of college students preparing to work with young children and their families. The facility is administratively associated with the Division of Career and Technology and is programmatically dedicated to meeting the needs of college students in various education, human sciences and child development courses.

The mission of the CCECDC is threefold:

  • to collaborate with the Chesapeake College Early Childhood Development Program and local agencies to provide the college students with an educational atmosphere conducive to observation and the engagement in practicum classroom experiences in support of their classes
  • to serve as a model early childhood program for regional professionals
  • to provide a safe, nurturing environment where children of students, faculty, staff and the community can engage in both an individual and developmentally-appropriate curriculum