Office of Child Care Region 3 (Baltimore County Office)
Maryland State Department of Education
409 Washington Avenue
Towson, MD 21204-4907
|Main office phone||410-583-6200|
Individuals who are interested in opening a large family child care, child care center, or providing child care in your home should complete the on-line orientation(s) found on the WEBSITES listed below. (Click here to go to the Orientation page.)
Once you have completed the on-line orientation, please submit an application for family child care, large family child care, or a notice of intent to open/ operate a child care center.To obtain required "local permits" for a child care center license or family child care registration - Click HereFor Provider Training (Pre-Service and Continuing) - please click here to find MSDE-approved training courses, trainers and training organizations.
|Licensing Specialist Trainee||410-583-6212|
|Licensing Specialist Trainee||410-583-6222|
Region 3 - Regional Office Sponsored Training
Individuals who are interested in finding out about opening a child care center or providing child care in your home should complete the on-line orientations found on the WEBSITES listed below.
Once you have completed the on-line orientation, please submit an application, for family child care, or a notice of intent to open a child care center.
You may submit the form to the office, either by:
Mail: OCC/ Baltimore County,409 Washington Avenue, Suite LL8, Towosn, MD 21204
Once the office receives your application you will receive an email with an invitation to attend a virtual face to face orientation and an acknowledgement letter.
Family Child Care Orientation (Tuesdays 10:30am - 12:30 pm)
- March 3, 2023
- April 12, 2023
- May 18, 2023
- July 25, 2023
Center Orientation (Wednesdays 10 am - 1pm)
- March 15, 2023
- May 4, 2023
- July 26, 2023
Admin. Director Training (Wednesday 10:30am-12:30pm)
- April 19, 2023
- July 20, 2023
FAMILY CHILD CARE ROUNDTABLE DATES
- TO BE DETERMINED
CENTER ROUNDTABLE DATES
- TO BE DETERMINED
Director's Administration Training
TO BE DETERMINED
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 410-583-6200 to register.