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|
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 HereFor Provider Training (Pre-Service and Continuing) - please click here to find MSDE-approved training courses, trainers and training organizations.
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 - 1:30 pm)
- February 16, 2022
- March 11, 2022
- April 12, 2022
- May 18, 2022
- June 8, 2022
- July 12, 2022
- August 17, 2022
- September 5, 2022
- October 11, 2022
- November 16, 2022
- December 8, 2022
Center Orientation (Wednesdays 10 am - 1pm)
- March 16, 2022
- May 4, 2022
- July 15, 2022
- September 14, 2022
- November 2, 2022
Admin. Director Training (Wednesday 10am-1pm)
- April 20, 2022
- July 20, 2022
- November 4, 2022
- November 18, 2022
FAMILY CHILD CARE ROUNDTABLE DATES
- March 29, 2022
- June 7, 2022
- September 13, 2022
- November 15, 2022
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.