Region 13 - Carroll County Field Office

Contact Information:

Office of Child Care Region 13 (Carroll County)
Maryland State Department of Education
1643 Liberty Road, Suite 205
Eldersburg, MD 21784

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Main office phone 410-549-6489
Office e-mail
Office fax 410-549-6490

"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.

Valenti, Louis
Regional Manager 410-750-8779
Licensing Specialist 410-549-6492
Guthland, Tammy
Licensing Specialist 410-549-6498
Riley, Amber
Licensing Specialist 410-549-6493

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Helpful Contacts

Carroll County Child Care Resource Center
(Provider Training & Child Care Referral Service)
255 Clifton Blvd, Suite 319, Westminster, MD 21157 
Office: 410-751-2917/ Fax: 410-751-6094

Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office
2 South Bond St., Bel Air, Maryland 21014
Office: 410-836-4851

Maryland Dept. of Public Safety - 
CJIS Customer Service Center (Fingerprinting)
6776 Reisterstown Road Plaza, Suite 200,
Baltimore, MD 21215
(Mon. - Fri., 8 am - 3:30 pm, Sat., 9 am - 4 pm)