Region 3 - Baltimore County

Contact Information: 

Office of Child Care Region 3 (Baltimore County Office)
Maryland State Department of Education
409 Washington Avenue
Suite LL8
Towson, MD 21204-4907

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Main office phone 410-583-6200
Office e-mail
"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.
Stewart, Janette
Regional Manager 410-583-6204
Brown, Andrea
Secretary 410-583-6203
Tsigounis, Sherry
Licensing Supervisor 410-583-6206
Lewis, Teresa
Licensing Supervisor 410-583-6219
Chenowith, Theresa
Licensing Specialist 410-583-6207
Crocken, Lori
Licensing Specialist 410-583-6223
Dobbins, Sheila
Licensing Specialist 410-583-6212
Maxwell, Keisha
Licensing Specialist 410-583-6208
Nicole Okafor
Licensing Specialist 410-583-6211
Ritz, Sue
Licensing Specialist 410-583-6215
Rotenberg, Rachel
Licensing Specialist 410-583-6216
Skoda, Paul
Lead Licensing Specialist 410-583-6210
Stefanie Rudo
Licensing Specialist 410-583-6209
Hall-Tabourn, Makia
Licensing Specialist 410-583-6218
Wise, Beverly
Licensing Specialist 410-583-6222
Young, Kara
Licensing Specialist 410-583-6221

Region 3 - Regional Office Sponsored Training


Roundtables:  This is a forum that child care providers attend to receive updates, regulation reviews and other pertinent information.

Center Roundtable:

Topic:   Child Development (Judy Center)     Date:  June 2, 2017                     Time:  1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m                       


Towson Public Library
320 York Road
Towson, Maryland 21204

Family Roundtable

Topic:    Health and Nutrition                         Date:    May 09, 2017                   Time:   6:15 pm to 8:15 pm


White Marsh Public Library
8133 Sandpiper Circle
Baltimore, Maryland 21236

Meetings are open to all child care providers and are free of charge.  To register, please call:  410-583-6203

Director's Regulation Review Training

To be held:   

  • Monday, May 15, 2017-  1:00 pm to 4:00 pm 
  • Monday, July 17, 2017 - 11:00 am to 2:00 pm 
  • Monday, September 11, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm  
  • Monday, October 9, 2017- 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm  
  • Monday, November 13, 2017- 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm 

Regulation review training is available for all child care center directors and owner/operators to review child care center regulations and administrative responsibilities.


Abilities Network
8305 LaSalle Road
Towson, Maryland 21286                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

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. Registration is required.  Please call 410-583-6203 to register.

Please call 410-583-6203 at the beginning of each scheduled month for actual date and to register.  Attendees need to call one to two days before for any updates, changes or cancellations.