child care training

Child Care Training

Approved training for the purpose of meeting licensing requirements and training and education for the Maryland Credentialing Program can be obtained from a variety of sources:

  • Accredited Community Colleges and Universities
  • MSDE approved trainers and training organizations 

The Maryland Child Care Training Calendar is a resource available to the child care community to locate training advertised by approved trainers and training organizations in a variety of subjects.

Learn more about Careers in Early Childhood Education.

    Calling all Maryland Early Childhood Educators!

Basic Health and Safety Training

Visit the Basic Health and Safety Training page for information and registration.

Child Care & COVID-19 Training

Child Care and COVID-19 TrainingThe Child Care & COVID-19 Training will no longer be available to child care providers and caregivers. The 2023 Basic and Health and Safety Update Training is under development and will be published on the same platform in the coming weeks.

More information to follow.

Top FAQs

  1. Can you send me a copy of my certificate? Unfortunately, we are unable to provide you with a copy or access to your certificate.  All accounts created prior to the current course have expired and been removed from Instructure. Certificates and scores for expired accounts are no longer available.  MSDE does not have a copy of your certificate. To offer the course for free to providers we do not have or save certificates. Saving copies of all of the certificates created in Instructure would require MSDE to charge participants for the course. You will need to register for and complete the course again in order to receive a certificate of completion.

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