In response to the Governor's recent mandate for state employees to telework, the Office of Child Care (OCC) will be open to the public by appointment only, beginning March 16, 2020 until at least March 27, 2020.
Office of Child Care Region 13 (Carroll County)
Maryland State Department of Education
1643 Liberty Road, Suite 205
Eldersburg, MD 21784
|Main office phone||410-549-6489|
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)"
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Upcoming Events and Other Information:
We will be having a listening sessions for Family Child Care and Child Care Centers.
We encourage your participation. We anticipate a number of providers to join us for this session. As a result, we are asking you to please be considerate and mute your device or telephone during the presentation. We understand there will be a lot of questions, so time will be provided at the end. It is important to note that this session will be recorded.
Please join us by using the information provided below.
Family Child Care Listening Sessions:
Tuesday, July 7: 6:30pm-7:30pm
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Tuesday, July 28: 1pm-2pm
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Wednesday, August 25, 2020: 6:30-7:30
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Child Care Center Listening Sessions:
Tuesday, June 30, 2020: 1pm-2pm
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Tuesday, July 21, 2020: 3:30pm-4:30pm
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Wednesday, August 19: 1pm-2pm
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Virtual Orientation and Regulation Review Schedule for Region 6 & 13
Anyone who is interested in starting a child care business in a home or center is required to complete an orientation training. Please email the office at firstname.lastname@example.org to express your interest in completing an orientation.
Include your name, phone number, which orientation you would like to attend, and the email address you would like the Google Hangout invitation to be sent to. The upcoming dates are listed below.
Family Child Care Orientations:
July 21, 2020 (6-9 PM) – location Google Hangouts/Meet
September 16, 2020 (10 AM – 1 PM) - location - Google Hangout/Meet
New Child Care Center Orientations:
July 8, 2020 (10 AM - 1 PM), 2020 – location Google Hangouts Meet
August 5, 2020 (10 AM - 1 PM), - location - Google Hangout/Meet
As a new Center Director, you are required by COMAR 13A.16.06.05B (5) to attend a Director/Regulation training session within six month after being hired as the director of the facility.
Regulation Review for Child Care Centers (Director’s Training):
September 23, 2020 (10 AM - 1 PM), – location Google Hangouts Meet
Family Child Care Regulation Review:
August 19, 2020 (6-9 PM) – location Google Hangouts/Meet
NEW FAMILY CHILD CARE ORIENTATION
As a new applicant, you are required to attend an orientation session offered by the Office of Child Care (OCC) before the OCC can conduct an initial inspection of your home. Because of limited space you must call 410.549.6489 to register to attend. The orientations dates are as follows:
DATE TIME LOCATION
9/16/2020 10am-1pm OCC - Region XIII Conference Room
11/18/2020 10am-1pm OCC - Region XIII Conference Room
REGULATION REVIEW TRAINING FOR CENTER DIRECTORS
As a new Center Director, you are required by COMAR 13A.16.06.05B (5) to attend a Director/Regulation training session within six month after being hired as the director of the facility. Because of limited space, you must call 410.549.6489 and register to attend. The orientation dates are as follows:
DATE TIME LOCATION
10/14/2020 10am-1pm OCC - Region XIII Conference Room
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
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2 South Bond St., Bel Air, Maryland 21014
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6776 Reisterstown Road Plaza, Suite 200,
Baltimore, MD 21215
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