Office of Child Care Region 12 (Frederick County)
Maryland State Department of Education
5303 Spectrum Drive, Suite G
Frederick, MD 21703
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|Main office phone||301-696-9766|
"Anyone who is interested in starting a "child care business" in a home or center is required to complete an "On-line" Orientation on a computer. This is the very first step to getting a child care center license or a large family or family child care registration. (Click here to go to the Orientation page)"
To obtain required "local permits" for a child care center license or family child care registration - click here .
For Provider Training (Pre-Service and Continuing) - please click here to find MSDE-approved training courses, trainers and training organizations.
|Licensing Specialist Supervisor||301-696-9766 - ext. 5|
|Licensing Specialist||301-696-9766 - ext. 6|
|Licensing Specialist||301-696-9766 - ext. 4|
|Licensing Specialist||301-696-9766 - ext. 2|
|Licensing Specialist||301-696-9766 - ext. 9|
|Licensing Specialist||301-696-9766 - ext. 7|
Upcoming Events and Other Information
Family Child Care Orientation:
Family Child Care Orientation will be offered in person on the following dates from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. as follows:
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Please contact the office at 301-696-9766 to register for the orientation.
Director Regulation Review Training:
This training is required for any Director hired after January 1, 2009. It must be taken within 6 months of the hire date. Directors who would like a "refresher" session may also attend. Please call 301-696-9766 to register. These trainings are held at our office the 4th Tuesday of every 3rd month.
Dates to be held:
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
For Training: Search the Statewide Training Clearinghouse on Maryland Family Network's website: http://www.marylandfamilynetwork.org/training/for-child-care-providers/