The other sections of this site describe the what’s and the how-to’s of child care and early education in Maryland. The basis for much of that material is found in the state’s early childhood regulations. The following regulations under the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) govern all early childhood programs in Maryland. Click on each one to learn more:
Child Care Centers (PDF)
Family Child Care (PDF)
Maryland EXCELS (PDF)
Family Engagement Promotes Success for Children
Download the Maryland’s Early Childhood Family Engagement Framework to learn how you can support family engagement for the children in your care.