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 take the face-to-face orientation training. Please contact the Office of Child Care Regional Licensing Office to schedule the Orientation Training. To prepare for your orientation session, you may wish to view the on-line orientation preview. This does not replace the face-to-face orientation session you are required to attend at your regional Office of Child Care. (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.
|Acting Regional Manager||301-696-9766|
|Licensing Specialist Supervisor||301-696-9766 - ext. 5|
|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
Child Care Center Orientation
Child Care Center Orientation will be offered in person on the following dates from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. as follows:
November 20, 2018
January 15, 2019
March 19, 2019
May 21, 2019
July 16, 2019
September 17, 2019
November 19, 2019
Director Administration 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 or email OCC12Fred.msde.@maryland.gov to register.
All session are from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm.
October 23, 2018
January 22, 2019
April 23, 2019
July 23, 2019
October 22, 2019
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:
February 12, 2019
March 12, 2019
April 9, 2019
May 16, 2019
June 11, 2019
July 9, 2019
August 13, 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, 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/